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David Axelrod is CNN's senior political commentator and host of the podcast "The Axe Files." He was senior adviser to President Barack Obama and chief strategist for the 2008 and 2012 Obama campaigns. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Words matter, whether they're offered by the candidates or the endless legion of kibitzers, like myself, who add their voices to the cacophonous pageant of democracy.