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Mr. Obama inspired a crowd of nearly 15,000 to show up at an arena in Boise, Idaho, to hear him speak at a rally on Saturday. That’s triple the number of Democrats who caucused statewide in 2004, the Idaho Statesman says.

New York Times Blog (via Dan). This is one reason I support Obama, despite disagreeing with some of his policy plans: he inspires people to care about politics again. Involving the previously apathetic, and getting them to care passionately about our leadership, will help our country more than any minor policy decision ever could.