President Obama Stands Up

I found myself more moved today by President Obama, than I ever have been in the past. Today, he spoke my language. Today, President Obama spoke to America about the liberal/progressive values that hold us all up as one nation, together. Is it because he “hears the clock ticking on his last chance to use the power of the presidency on the causes he cares about.” Perhaps… If anyone were wondering whether Obama wanted to lower expectations for his second term … no, he apparently does not. President Obama, in his speech ”became the progressive leader that many liberals thought they were getting when they voted him into office four years ago.” Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post notes: This was a speech that could … Continue reading