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Obama Inaugural’s Liberal Definition of Rights

Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama’s speech today made -- or tried to make -- two different points, both concerning the definition of “rights.” Although couched in the kind of president-ese appropriate to such an occasion, both goals were easy to spot, and both are parts of a solidly liberal vision of society and government.

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