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Obama: There are No Self-Made Men?

Brian2257 Wrote: Jul 21, 2012 8:23 PM
I continue to think the other side of this coin is what matters to the President. His personal scolding of the successful contains the message that his cheering fans evidently received. "See, the successful have already gotten their help from all of us, so those of you who are getting help now, whether it is interminable unemployment, social security disability, medicaid, food stamps - well, you don't have to feel bad about it, it's your turn now. Don't let the hypocritical successful deny you!" He needs them afraid. He need them envious. He needs them to vote for more help at any cost.

President Obama blasted American entrepreneurs last weekend, boldly claiming the self-made man is an illusion to an audience in Roanoke, Virginia. Since the Obama apologists in the mainstream media are claiming that the president is being quoted out of context, here is how he led into the subject:

If you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own. You didn't get there on your own. I'm always struck by people who think, well, it must be 'cause I was just so smart. There are a lot of smart people out there. It must be because I worked harder than everybody...