Redemption Along the High Road

Why Obama should not match Clinton's tricks.

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We cannot abandon the high road just because it is rocky. We must peer even harder into our unknowable future to try to see a beloved community that is outlined there. Nobody promised us a crystal stair, but it is time to keep climbing.

Melissa Harris-Lacewell is an associate professor of politics and African-American studies at Princeton University.

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