Among the first words offered up by Mrs. Clinton last Thursday in Reno were the following: “I believe that in America, if you can dream it, you should be able to build it.” Perhaps there were some who, on hearing this, found themselves moved by a warm and fuzzy hopeful feeling. Others may have thought little or nothing of the words, taking them as merely an example of the sort of platitudinous remarks with which political candidates customarily begin their speeches. As for ourselves, let us be more charitable to Mrs. Clinton. Let us reflect on these words of hers on the supposition that she chose them carefully and deliberately.
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