Obama’s Real Legacy: Broken Dreams

  In the summer of 2008, when then-candidate Barack Obama promised to “fundamentally change” America, liberals on both coasts and throughout the heartland believed what they wanted to believe. They thought the first black President would at last raise the urban poor out of their poverty, end the racial divide, and level the playing field for everyday Americans. They believed that opportunity for all would finally be realized. They were wrong on all counts. Obama’s promise of “hope and change” worked only for the rich and famous. In Obama’s America, the rich got richer, the poor got poorer, and...

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