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Barack Obama pulls back the curtain.

Published August 23, 2007 2:33PM (EDT)

"So much of what we talk about, so much of what we say -- it's not true, people know it's not true, all the insiders understand that we're just game-playing, and in the meantime we've got these hugely serious problems, which are true."

-- Barack Obama, explaining, in an interview last night on "The Daily Show," why he thinks Americans are frustrated with politics.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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