We believe that when a CEO pays his autoworkers enough to
buy the cars that they build, the whole company does better.
We believe that when a family can no longer be tricked into
signing a mortgage they can't afford, that family is protected,
but so is the value of other people's homes, and so is the
We believe the little girl who's offered an escape from
poverty by a great teacher or a grant for college could become
the next Steve Jobs, or the scientist who cures cancer, or the
President of the United States, and it's in our power to give
her that chance.
We don't think the government can solve all our problems.
But we don't think that the government is the source of all our
problems, any more than are welfare recipients, or corporations,
or unions, or immigrants, or ***, or any other group we're told
to blame for our troubles.
Because -- because America, we understand that this
democracy is ours.
Obama even quoted Lincoln:
"I have been driven to my knees many times by the overwhelming conviction that I had no place else to go."
FOUR MORE YEARS!