Yesterday, President Obama gave what will likely go down as one of the best speeches of his presidency and you probably missed it because you were out living life, working hard, and making magic happen. President Obama is finally on offense with regards to Obamacare, after months of the breathless, “The Web site is broken!” stories that dominated the headlines. His speech at the THE ARC in D.C. was focused on the problem of income inequality, which he called the “defining challenge of our time.” The president focused on the message that every American should be able to work hard and get ahead. The Republicans normally attack this messaging as “class warfare” but given that the Obamacare website is on the mend and the midterm elections are coming up in a year’s time, the president is choosing this moment to get back to his work to improve the lives of ordinary Americans. President Obama is far from perfect, but speeches like the one he gave Wednesday are refreshing reminders of why we supported him in the first place.
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