Robin Hood Obama's State of the Union: Opinion
The following commentary comes from an independent investor or market observer as part of TheStreet's guest contributor program, which is separate from the company's news coverage.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Is President Obama running for the high school president? He had something for everyone. He skillfully argued for both sides of every issue. He took credit for strengthening the border, but also wanted to make it simpler for non-American college graduates to continue working in the U.S.
The state of the union address seemed more like a platform for announcing Obama's re-election strategy. What was unveiled was a populist platform, also known as the Robin Hood strategy.
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