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And speech yesterday.
A lot of folks are now criticizing President Obama for putting social issues.
Before the struggling economy some are arguing that the economy is simply not one of the president's priorities if you look back at 2008 the year before the president took office the median household income.
Three years into president Obama's presidency the average for 2011.
-- -- dropped more than 2000 dollars to 50000.
And 54 dollars when you look at those numbers do you think the president should be more focused on the economy.
That's -- Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the book Thomas Jefferson the art of power John Meachem is talking about this morning.
The most important -- it and and not in the speech is important news Graff is the fall and median household income over the last twelve years.
And without -- rectifying that.
This will be.
And if it.
In a memorable presidency.
And potentially a -- they did significantly.
And how is he going to do that in three years how is he going to remedy that turn that around so that the regular folks start to make more money.
It's it seems to be almost inconceivable.
Almost impossible it did with his policies.
Well with his policies but I think -- -- -- we're all to blame here I really do I think that a lot of people don't wanna hear the hard truth but people don't want to pay more taxes they don't want.
To see these cuts they don't want to embrace the Simpson Bowles kind of proposals.
These are hard choices but guess what you are you and I didn't run for president.
You know he saw the job.
He is now his solemn responsibility.
And I think he is a good -- and and I think you agree with that.
It's his responsibility.
To lead -- my sense is the problem at the moment is that.
He's allowing the dysfunction.
In the capital which is there.
And the public's reluctance to make hard choices he's allowing that to -- him he's not leading us.
Well the next time the president will only have his agenda will be February the twelfth at the state of the union.
-- come up when he tells them.
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