Fox News asked me to write a column on why I am voting for President Obama on November 6th. I was more than happy to oblige. Here’s an excerpt:
President Obama wants to ensure all of us have a shot at the American Dream — that our public schools, our health care system, our safety nets and our economy work just as well for your kids whether you’re rich or poor or somewhere in the middle, that the American Dream can never be downsized or shipped to China.
And when disaster strikes, whether it’s the storms of nature or poverty or a terrorist attack, President Obama will ensure our government is there not to get in the way but to help. Through the most trying of times, from when the walls of Wall Street came crashing down to when our forces crashed through the walls of Abbottabad, President Obama has been a strong leader for a strong nation — upholding the very best of our values and offering the best promise for our future.
Please read the full essay here — and help spread it widely!
From my latest Salon.com column:
When President Obama tours storm-ravaged parts of New Jersey with Gov. Christie, Americans will see what it means for taxpayers and political leaders to come together and with strong leadership and investment in our common good. Meanwhile Mitt Romney will be off campaigning to unravel the fundamental purpose of our nation. The television cameras, and Republicans’ hearts, will understandably be trained on Christie.
Read the full piece here.
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