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Jan. 7 2008 9:16 AM

Whoa

Even the New York Sun likes Obama :

One of the questions we've been thinking about in advance of the New Hampshire primary is whether a case can be made for Senator Obama . We understand that, in respect of these columns, the notion sounds improbable. He is running on a war plank—withdrawal—that is almost the polar opposite of ours and on an economic approach that is Keynesian. But he is such an attractive individual, speaks in such an inspiring way, and uses language in a way that evinces such intelligence that it would be short-sighted to fail to look for the upside of Mr. Obama and the aspects of his candidacy on which one might make common cause. ...

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Not quite an endorsement. But given what you'd expect from their editorial page, maybe this counts as one.

Christopher Beam is a writer living in Beijing.

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