He came out of nowhere and got elected on the most vague premise ever: “hope and change.”
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What is Barack Obama’s agenda? The year he was elected president, he said he wanted to “fundamentally transform America.” His wife went so far as to say, “We’re going to have to change our traditions, our history; we’re going to have to move into a different place as a nation.”

“Change our traditions”? What does that mean? I wish it were as innocent as the FLOTUS recommending margarine at Thanksgiving dinner instead of butter, but alas, I fear it’s much more dire than that. “Change our history”? Is that possible, Mrs. McFly?