Friday, July 25, 2008

Official Transcript of Obama's 7/24 Speech in Berlin

Thank you. (applause) Thank you so much, people of Berlin. (applause) I have come here today (applause) like so many Americans before me (applause). But I look a little different from them. (cheers) My father was a Kenyan farmer (wild cheering), and he came to the West (applause) because of how hard he worked and struggled (cheers). You people of Berlin [etc. etc. freedom and democracy] (wild cheers!). But the Russians (boooos) [something, something communism] (boooos) could not defeat the spirit of [etc.] (cheers!) in this very city (applause), Berlin (crowd goes wild).

How can the Times call him "vague"?

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