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1. How rough will Republican speakers get with Barack Obama? If they try to insinuate that Obama is somehow foreign or unpatriotic, it could backfire badly. Or if speakers use Obama’s middle name.
2. Will the speakers try to link McCain with the Bush Administration’s record? Or will they try to define McCain as the real candidate of change?