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JOAN VENNOCHI

History, a la Obama

The president is more than a footnote — he’s a lot of them

As Shakespeare put it, “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”

To that list of possibilities, President Obama’s detractors can now add: “and some piggyback on the greatness of others.”

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