The video is a bit longer than what you’ll find on television, a little over seven minutes. But in that time you will hear the case for President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign. From the challenges faced at the beginning of the administration—through the successes that have brought us to where we are today—to where we need to go in the future.
As Mitt Romney and his “Big Oil” allies continue to launch false and straw men attacks that have been repeatedly debunked by independent fact checkers, Obama for America today released a new ad titled “Swiss Bank Account” that highlights Mitt Romney’s belief that a strong economy is built on outsourcing, loopholes and risky financial deals.
Thinking about the state of leadership in the country right now I recalled this thought from Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat and the Chrysler Group: “…. Leadership is not a quantitative thing…people either smell it in you or they don’t…People need to trust you that you’re going to pull them out and they will follow you when you pull them out. If they don’t get that comfort, they’re going to drop you.
“Congress consistently brings the Government to the edge of default before facing its responsibility. This brinkmanship threatens the holders of government bonds and those who rely on Social Security and veterans benefits. The United States has a special responsibility to itself and the world to meet its obligations.”