It's worth watching, if you didn't miss it. They actually seem like they like each other. Also, Obama said something that really rang true to me, when asked why he didn't stress the historical nature of his candidacy more--"This is not a symbolic exercise for me. I intend to win." For me, that is the essence. For many, many reasons, the acceptance speech should not be a self-congratulatory moment for black folks. Perhaps, chief among them, is the fact that dude is still trying to win. When you've got 38 million people watching you, what's more important--Assuaging the concerns of the black left or trying to put a dagger in the McCain campaign?

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