GRITtv: The F Word: Time For Obama To Join the Fight

Obama's punching below his weight class again. That was Gary Younge's metaphor, a boxing analogy that makes more sense if you consider the weight a politician carries to be the support for their policies around the country. Obama won office in the midst of economic meltdown, with applause lines about doing away with Bush tax cuts for the rich, about ending a destructive war, about universal healthcare. Distributed by Tubemogul.

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