Mother Jones and the Obama straw man?

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Jay Rosen takes Mother Jones to task for hyping its latest feature which askes, "Is Barack Obama exaggerating when he compares his campaign to the great progressive moments in US history?"

But, Rosen points out, Obama has never made that comparison, and Mother Jones provides no proof to suggest otherwise. Dan Kennedy also raises doubts about the mag's premise.

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