Analysis of President Obama’s “Knox College Speech”

From: The Washington Post (Washington, DC)

In June 2005, Senator Barack Obama headed to Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, to deliver what his team billed as a major address on the problems bedeviling the American economy. Today, the Knox College speech holds a special power in the White House. It’s considered the cleanest, clearest formulation of President Obama’s economic philosophy. It’s also considered one of the key moments when Senator Obama showed he had the broadness of vision necessary to become President Obama…

Last night, the White House began trying to whip up enthusiasm for a new series of economic speeches that will begin, once again, at Knox College. “Over the next several weeks,” White House communication chief Dan Pfeiffer wrote, “the President will deliver speeches that touch on the cornerstones of what it means to be middle class in America”… Read more at The Washington Post…