Obama strives to revive the spirit of 2009
Doyle McManus"Reporting from Washington - President Obama's State of the Union address was an unusually candid attempt to recapture the magic of his first months in office -- an effort to remind Americans why they admired him in January 2009, and to persuade them to feel that way again. ""I campaigned on the promise of change," Obama said. "And right now, I know there are many Americans who aren't sure that they still believe we can change -- or that I can deliver it. [But] I never suggested that change would be easy." "In a speech that lasted more than an hour, the president offered a long list of federal initiatives, many of which he has proposed before, aimed at creating new jobs or saving old ones. And he repeatedly admonished members of Congress from both parties to stop bickering and to concentrate on getting things done." Read on...
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"Obama strives to revive the spirit of 2009", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2010. Consulté le 29/11/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-strives-to-revive-the-spirit-of-2009