by The New Republic Staff | January 23, 2007

Boy, was he good. That response could do for Webb something akin to what Barack Obama's 2004 convention speech did for the Illinois senator. Maybe not on quite the same scale. But I can't think of another Democratic speech since Obama's that was half as good. Even Brit Hume and Fred Barnes on Fox were praising it. --Michael Crowley

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