“There are going to be people who say, `This is the socialist Obama and he’s come out of the closet…
…The problem is that our politics has gotten to the point where we can’t have an honest conversation about the greatest income inequality since the 1920s. And we can’t have an honest conversation about the irresponsibility that resulted in the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, without somebody saying that somehow we’re being divisive.”
“The contrast in visions between where I want to take the country and what … where they say they want to take the country is going to be stark,” he said. “And the American people are going to have a good choice and it’s going to be a good debate.”
A tough interview. Doubting questions, and frank answers.
“Joe Biden has a good expression. He says, `Don’t judge me against the Almighty, judge me against the alternative.'”