Not exactly a picture of confidence–
Barack Obama spoke today at the Washington Navy Yard at 11 AM EST.
Obama assured the world, “Things will get better.”
“But what I want the American people and our partners around the world to know is this: We are going to get through this,” said Obama. “Things will get better, and we are going to get there together.”
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Less than 8 hours later Standard and Poors downgraded the US credit rating from AAA to AA+.