That [former Massachusetts Governor Deval] Patrick’s prose was so easily borrowed by the president made sense. They share Chicago roots, have common advisers, and are friends. Now that Patrick has been appointed as cochair of Obama’s reelection campaign, you’ll likely hear more of his words on the trail. Here are a few more Patrick gems that Obama might consider cribbing...What follows is a bunch of Patrick quotes that BD thinks might help Obama on the campaign trail. They won't. Obama can* speak exactly the same words as Deval Patrick, yet he will still be no Deval Patrick.
That's one of the funniest things about Obama's minions - they insist that he is this great orator. He's not, and seeing him side-by-side with a great orator, speaking the very same words, just demonstrates how poor a speaker he actually is, even when he has his teleprompter to tell him what to say:
* and often does. Though it's not plagiarism so long as the media ignores it.