For some strange reason this didn’t make any headlines in the state-run media?
While his SWAT Team was dealing with unruly tea party grandmothers outside the Quincy, Illinois convention center, Obama told his socialist supporters inside:
“I think at some point you have made enough money.”
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Touring the Midwest, President Obama said he was “very pleased” a deal had been reached, and he criticized Wall Street lobbyists for trying to dilute the bill’s most stringent provisions. Obama said he did not “begrudge” wealth that is “fairly earned.” But in a departure from his prepared remarks, he added, “I think at some point you have made enough money.”
The Obamas made made $5.5 million in 2009, up from the $2.7 million they made in 2008.