How “You didn’t build that” became “He didn’t say that”

Posted by on Jul 19, 2012 at 7:44 am

What do you do when everybody’s claiming your president said something, and you just know he didn’t really say it, but all the video and all the audio and all the transcripts show that he did say it?

This is the dilemma faced by supporters of President Obama in the long wake of last week’s “You didn’t build that” speech.

The president’s opponents are making a big fuss over comments that are on their face contemptuous of individual merit and out of step with American popular opinion.

The president’s supporters have a multipronged counterargument: Either he didn’t make those comments or they were taken out of context or even if they are in context they don’t matter because we should be reading between the lines.

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One Response to “How “You didn’t build that” became “He didn’t say that””

  1. Prophet George W Bush (PBUH) on 19/19/12 at 9:25 am

    He said it, you know he said it, America knows he said it. Now blame ME for the fact that he said it because that’s the only defense you have. HE STILL SAID IT!