Rather than encouraging grassroots protest to help push the public debate and further a progressive legislative agenda as Roosevelt did, Obama is unfortunately publicly trying to quash pressure from the left.
My new film is going to make some of you angry; but it's going to give most of you a new sense of hope that we are going to turn around the sick and twisted mess made by the last president. Oh, and you're going to have a good laugh too.
Maybe Michael Moore's anti-capitalist screed is actually an interesting nexus where right and left converge in hatred of the system that rewards failure and lets the bad guys run the next iteration of the machine.
Most pertinent is the current unfriendly pursuit of sweet little Cadbury by those aggressive cheese movers, Kraft. Do you know how long it's been since a rapacious, unfriendly takeover has been mounted?