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Rove Offers Advice to Obama on Beating Clinton

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Rove Offers Advice to Obama on Beating Clinton

Election 2008

Rove Offers Advice to Obama on Beating Clinton

Rove Offers Advice to Obama on Beating Clinton

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This week, Karl Rove wrote an open letter in the Financial Times to Barack Obama, telling him how to beat Hillary Clinton. NPR's news analyst Juan Williams says Rove essentially calls Obama weak for failing to confront her. Rove's advice: Look her in the eye, and let voters know her candidacy is not inevitable and may be bad for the Democratic Party.

Williams says GOP candidate Mitt Romney's speech on faith was a desperate move that will be the topic of much conversation this weekend.