"He talks in the third person a lot. That's just the way he speaks. It can make it hard for him to connect to the listener."
-- Hillary Clinton strategist Mark Penn on Barack Obama,
speaking to reporters
after the Hanover, N.H., debate in September.
"Every place is Barack Obama country once Barack Obama's been there."
-- Barack Obama, speaking on ABC's Nightline Monday night.
Bob Dole would be proud .