Though its defined his presidency, Barack Obama made little mention of his massive health reform law in his hour-plus State of the Union Address. Insteadand not surprisinglyhe diverted attention to the good hes done, and blamed the bad on everyone else.
By Kathryn Mayer|January 25, 2012 at 09:06 AM
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Though it’s defined his presidency, Barack Obama made little mention of his massive health reform law in his hour-plus State of the Union Address. Instead—and not surprisingly—he diverted attention to the good he’s done, and blamed the bad on everyone else. To him, Wall Street, oil companies and one-percenters are all part of the country’s problem.
Still, it’s a little head scratching to think Obama boosted America’s overall state as strong and only getting better, though those sound bites are sure to be good ammo for GOP nominees. A $15 trillion debt, staggering unemployment numbers—obviously none of this is placating Americans. But the president can’t admit how broken it all is, since his address was practically a re-election campaign speech.
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