Liveblogging— Patrick, South Side born and raised

Adam Doster

Deval Patrick has been reading him some Jacob Hacker. He also drives home the key point on Katrina -- not only were citizens on the Gulf deserted after the storm, but before as well. But will someone, anyone, really give it to the GOP? Why can't we talk about the housing crisis? Or torture? Or Iraq???

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