Political Impediments

Political impediments

I want people to feel connected to their government again, and I want that government to respond to the voices of the people, and not just insiders and special interests.”

—Obama in Jann S. Wenner, “A Conversation with Barack Obama”

What I want to do is lay out the situation for the American people. And this is going to be a general principle of governing. No spin, play it straight, describe to the American people the state that we're in. And then provide them and Congress a sense of direction.”

—Obama in John King, “Interview with Barack Obama”

“… part of my job I think is to bridge that gap between the status quo and what we know we have to do for our future.”

—Obama in ...
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