America Too Stupid to Appreciate Obama’s Oval Office Address?

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According to Paul J.J. Payack, the president of Global Language Monitor, President Obama's widely panned Tuesday night Oval Office address was written and delivered at a 9.8 grade level, "the highest of any of his major speeches." "The scores indicate that this was not Obama at his best," he says, "especially when attempting to make an emotional connection to the American people," who are apparently all in middle school. [CNN]

Related: Payack compares Obama's rhetoric to Bush, Reagan, Palin [NYM]