Just to Clarify

Obama Camp: Yes, We Are Better Off

In case there was any confusion, the Obama campaign thinks the United States is “absolutely” better off than it was four years ago. The day before, a few surrogates had been unable to answer the question positively, but on Today Monday, the president’s deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter made the team’s feelings clear. “By any measure, the country has moved forward over the last four years,” said Cutter. “It might not be as fast as some people would have hoped, [but] the president agrees with that, he knows we need to do more.”