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Obama's Big Fat Greek Setting

It was a ceremony fit for the gods.

Fireworks exploded overhead. A skycam soared through the air the way it does during "Monday Night Football." Strobe lights flashed, spotlights circled. Eighty-four thousand adoring fans, after waiting hours to enter Invesco Field at Mile High, waved flags, tossed beach balls and undulated in a massive human wave.

And, in the middle of it all, stood Barack Obama, accepting the Democratic presidential nomination with "great humility." On a stage with an ancient Greek colonnade.

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-- Dana Milbank

By Dana Milbank  | August 29, 2008; 12:00 AM ET
 
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