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Obama to Take a Dig at Celeb Culture

Like he did during the inaugural address, President Obama will make a backhanded dig at celebrity in his speech before Congress tonight.

In prepared remarks released by the White House, he says, "I have also learned that hope is found in unlikely places; that inspiration often comes not from those with the most power or celebrity, but from the dreams and aspirations of Americans who are anything but ordinary." He then goes on to introduce ordinary Americans doing extraordinary things.

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