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Obama Needs a Family Plan

Pauline37 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:14 AM
Why does everyone call Obama a black man? He is half white and should be called "of mixed race"

President Obama has several stated ambitions for his presidency. He wants it to be "transformative." He wants to unite Americans of all parties. He wants to build an economy from the middle class out (whatever that means), and he wants to help what you might call the domestic refugees of America's economic transformation.

Given the principled disagreements dividing left and right in America, it's hard to see how he can accomplish these goals when it comes to conventional economic policy.

But there is one area where Obama could be transformative and bipartisan while helping both the middle class and...