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Don't Be So Sure

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Submitted by Terry (Canada), Jun 12, 2008 at 11:46

There is absolutely nothing in Obama's background that suggests he would be as firm and decisvie that as you suggest.

It is true that he is making strong statements now, but his past behavior would suggest that he is only doing this because he knows that what people want to hear. We really don't know what he will do in the future, and his positions now seem to be quite different from positions he held in the past.

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