Remember the big fuss among Republicans this past summer over certain remarks President Obama made in an extemporaneous speech in Roanoke, Va.?
Obama was making the point that success in life usually is due to a combination of individual initiative and help from others.
If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody ...