Tue Jan 22, 2013, 04:25 PM
swag (24,900 posts)
Why Obama’s Second Inaugural Was Not A ‘Far Left’ Speech, In One Graphic
By Annie-Rose Strasser and Adam Peck
After President Obama finished his second inaugural speech, Republicans jumped to claim that it was a “full-throated defense of government activism,” and that “he seeks to move the country even further left.” Overall, the conservatives concluded, the speech was partisan.
The only problem? It wasn’t. On every major issue addressed during the inaugural on Monday, a majority of the public agrees with Obama. The speech was not so much a shift to the left as a microphone for the majority.
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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 05:10 PM
libdem4life (12,708 posts)
4. The indication that "further left" signifies awakening the disenfranhcised, it moves the goalposts.
And the newly enfranchised aren't going to vote Republican any decade soon.