Obama Compares Campaign to Bataan Death March

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Tells donors at New York fundraiser: “For those of you who are just weary of the primary, and feeling kind of ground down or that it’s like a Bataan death march, I just want everybody to know that the future is bright.”

Also discusses negotiating with foreign leaders, including Ahmadinejad, saying:

“If FDR can meet with Stalin and Nixon can meet with Mao and Kennedy can meet with Khrushchev and Reagan can meet with Gorbachev, then the notion that we can’t meet with some half-baked dictator is ridiculous.”

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