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James thank you President Obama is challenging the notion that people generally considered to have made it on their own really did it on their own without government help.
White House correspondent Wendell Goler looks -- what the president is saying about the concept of individual success.
Even as the president visited Ohio for the 24 time.
A remark he made Friday in a speech in Roanoke Virginia continued to draw criticism.
Some invest in roads and bridges that you got a business.
That you don't build up.
And get -- -- -- don't.
Government response -- and Internet so that all the company's Goodman.
The Mitt Romney spokeswoman called mr.
Obama's comment quote.
Insulting to the hard working on for the -- small business owners and job creators who are the backbone of our economy.
And Romney supporters say the comment shows the misunderstanding.
Of the economy.
I believe the president believes that its government that creates the opportunity upon which people can -- And that's not the way it works.
Our our free markets are determined by the individual.
Making decisions for themselves.
They'd say what mr.
Obama meant small business people didn't build out the roads bridges and Internet that connect us to them.
A campaign spokesman said quote those are investments we may not as individuals but as Americans and our nation as a whole benefits from them.
And the president also pointed to people we meet along the way who inspire us.
The great -- someone -- your life.
Somebody -- a quick.
That's unbelievable American system that we have been allowed you to -- Still critics note the Internet began as a defense project the economic impact was on for seen.
Like the plastics and other inventions that grew out of our decision to go to the moon.
And they suggest -- fundamental ideological difference with mr.
To the American people want cradle to grave government care or do they want to control their own destinies.
But the Obama camp that's -- false choice but Romney's team contends coming down more on the side of government is why the economy hasn't produced more jobs.
Brett -- a lot of north lawn -- for.
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