In response to:

Co-Sponsoring Your Success

Steve of CA Wrote: Jul 20, 2012 11:43 PM
The words pragmatist and moderate existed before Dewey. Just because he employs these terms for his own purposes does not mean a moderate or pragmatist fits into his framework

"If you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own. ... If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."

-- Barack Obama

The president's defenders have claimed he either misspoke last week at a Roanoke, Va., campaign event or that what he said is true. Both defenses have merit....