Obama & the Rhetoric of Progressivism

I highly recommend the following article. It is long, but worth the time and effort:

Obama and the Rhetoric of Progressivism
December 10, 2010
By Peter Berkowitz

I'm not going to offer any comment at this time, but I do plan to start writing about political rhetoric in the near future. This article was just too interesting not to share. I also suggest researching the historical names and texts mentioned.

My plan is to use this blog to analyze speeches and statements regardless of the political views of their authors. Of course, it is impossible to be unbiased, but I do plan to do my best to focus on the rhetorical devices.


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