Obama’s audacity of inaction

Obama’s audacity of inaction

According to my copy of “The Audacity of Hope,” Barack Obama is deeply disturbed by “income inequality,” access to health care for poor people and having U.S. troops on aimless missions abroad.

If only he could be in charge, he would fix these things.

Oh, and he also really doesn’t like all the nasty partisan squabbling among politicians in Washington. That needs to be fixed, too.

“The distribution of wealth is even more skewed, and levels of inequality are now higher than at any time since the Gilded Age,” then-Sen. Obama lamented in his 2006 book.

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He flayed former President Ronald Reagan, whose “domestic policies tilted heavily toward economic elites, with corporate raiders making tidy profits throughout the eighties while unions were busted and the income for the average working stiff flatlined.”

If only HE could become president.

Today, these problems are even worse.

The median pay package for an American CEO, the Associated Press reported this week, rose above $10 million per year for the first time ever.

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