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Obama's Grace

US President Barack Obama delivers the eulogy during the funeral of slain pastor, Rev. and South Carolina State Sen. Clementa
US President Barack Obama delivers the eulogy during the funeral of slain pastor, Rev. and South Carolina State Sen. Clementa Pinckney, at the College of Charleston TD Arena, in Charleston, South Carolina on June 26, 2015. US President Barack Obama made a fresh pitch for tighter gun controls as he eulogized the pastor killed in the Charleston church shootings, saying Americans had ignored the toll of gun violence for too long. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

I think Barack Obama’s eulogy yesterday at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston was his most fully successful performance as an orator.

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