The president wasn’t saying something that hadn’t been said before.
The trouble is, he keeps changing his story.
Just two days later, in Nashville, Mr. Obama was anointing, as our defining quality, not the big payday but educational opportunity: “Now, giving every student that chance — that’s our goal. That’s what America is all about.”
Really? Two weeks earlier, in Raleigh, N.C., the president had offered a different formulation for American-ness: R & D.
“And that’s what America is all about,” he declared.....