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By Eugene Robinson - January 26, 2010

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WASHINGTON -- It's ironic that President Obama could never be convincing as populist in chief. He had a modest upbringing -- his family was on food stamps for a time -- and he needed scholarships and loans to pay for his fancy education. He is no stranger to the struggles of everyday Americans. By contrast, George W. Bush was born to Old Money and raised amid great wealth, privilege and power....

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