Obama: The most polarizing president. Ever.
That was then:
I chose to run for the presidency at this moment in history because I believe deeply that we cannot solve the challenges of our time unless we solve them together - unless we perfect our union by understanding that we may have different stories, but we hold common hopes; that we may not look the same and we may not have come from the same place, but we all want to move in the same direction - towards a better future for of children and our grandchildren.This is now:
Obama's class warfare rhetoric divides the nation
He went, in three short years, from calling on Americans to pull together behind him and work to solve our shared problems, to provoking certain segments of our society into turning on others. A sad and troubling turn in outlook and message.
So which is the real Barack Obama?
Does it matter?