What the 1% Heard During Obama's State of The Union?Submitted by emalvini on Sat, 02/23/2013 - 14:39
What the 1% Heard During Obama's State of The Union?
Saturday, 23 February 2013 10:09
By Shamus Cooke, Countercurrents | Op-Ed
When President Obama speaks, most Americans hear what he wants them to hear: lofty rhetoric and a "progressive" vision. But just below the surface the president has a subtly-delivered message for the 1%, whose ears prick up when their buzzwords are mentioned. Obama's State of the Union address was such a speech – a pro-corporate agenda packaged with chocolate covered rhetoric for the masses; easy to swallow, but deadly poisonous.