A Jobs town hall hosted by CNBC at Newseum in Washington,DC. was a depressing sight. President Obama spoke and answered questions from the audience, The audience made of supporters and non-supporters were disappointed in the White House economic policies.
Many in the audience expressed their frustration. Wall Street types express the anger of being the whopping bag for the Administration. Main Street felt that the American dream is gone.
From the New York Times:
“I’m exhausted of defending you, defending your administration, defending the mantle of change that I voted for,” said the first questioner, an African-American woman who identified herself as a chief financial officer, a mother and a military veteran. “I’ve been told that I voted for a man who was going to change things in a meaningful way for the middle class, and I’m waiting, sir, I’m waiting. I still don’t feel it yet.”
Ted Brassfield a 30-year-old law school graduate who wanted take up the president call for a career in Public Service expressed disappointment:
A 30-year-old law school graduate, Ted Brassfield, told Mr. Obama he had hoped to pursue a career in public service — like the president — but could barely pay the interest on his student loans, let alone think of getting married or starting a family.
“I was really inspired by you and your campaign and the message you brought, and that inspiration is dying away,” Mr. Brassfield said, adding, “What I really want to know is: Is the American dream dead for me?”
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Special Thanks to Michelle Malkin