It turns out that wasn’t, in fact, the moment…

Evidently THIS is the moment when we just kind of survive and, if we are lucky, pay the mortgage. Obama peddles a modest American dream these days…

Four years after winning the White House, Obama is dealing with a different economic and political reality as he seeks re-election. He’s focused less on a lofty vision for overcoming divisions and remaking Washington, and more on the most basic building blocks of middle-class economic security: a job, a house, a college education for the kids, health care, money for retirement.

What Obama describes as the American Dream can seem a spare, fundamental aspiration, tailored for a campaign that looks to be fought over who is best equipped to safeguard the interests of middle-class Americans.

Well, what do you know? He wasn’t a lightworker after all.

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One Response to It turns out that wasn’t, in fact, the moment…

  1. JCT says:

    I like to say “this is the moment” right before I flush the toilet…seems a fitting metaphor for this speech.

    The water in the toilet beguns to turn, the stain the bowl begins to heal…it’s not perfect, but you get my drift.