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Patchwork Nation: Obama's Differing Messages for Varied Views on Recession
In the age of niche marketing there isn't much use for a standard stump speech, just ask President Obama. Over the past few months he has been roaming the country talking to crowds on what the White House calls a Main Street tour. He's been to Savannah, Ga., and Macon, Mo. On Thursday, he was in Buffalo, N.Y. Next week he'll go to Youngstown, Ohio. But even as the news media and politicians sometimes like