"But I think his remark when the little girl asked him why he decided to run for president and he gave this response.
'America is …, uh, is no longer, uh … what it could be, what it once was. And I say to myself, I don’t want that future for my children.'
As you watch the video, it’s clear that he formed his words carefully and was thinking about how to answer the little girl.
I’m wondering when is the time that Obama thinks that we were what we could be. It couldn’t have been when we had slavery. So that takes us to 1865. Itcouldn't be when we had states divided by terrible Jim Crow laws that segregated society and disenfranchised an entire race. So that takes us to the mid-1960s. It probably wasn'tIt's just one more element added to the overflowing amount of evidence why Obama is a terrible choice for President. when we were divided and torn apart by the Vietnam War and racial violence. So that takes us to the 1970s. I doubt that it was when we were suffering devastating stagflation and seeing our hostages being paraded in front of the cameras. So that takes us to 1980. We’re left with the Reagan-Bush years. Is Obama yearning for Morning in America? Many conservatives remember that period with nostalgia; does Obama share that feeling? No, certainly not the 1980s, that decade of greed."