The second inauguration remarks of President Barack Obama were characterized with mentions of items that progressives often rally around. On this occasion, which falls on Martin Luther King day, the President mentioned the need to deal with climate change, immigration reform, and issues around gender equality. We may have just heard some hints at what the Obama administration will be focusing on it its second term.
Many progressives have been disillusioned by some of the stances of President Obama, one of the issues in no small part around “entitlement reform” Will these foreshadowed and nods to a progressive agenda hold up in light of such a partisan Congress?
To see a full transcript of the President’s remarks, visit this link over at Ebony.com