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Barack Obama: “No Corporate Takeover of Our Democracy”

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The full transcript is here. “Bull Moose” fan that I am, I liked the line, “Let’s not forget that a century ago, it was a Republican President – Teddy Roosevelt – who first tried to tackle the issue of corporate influence on our elections.” Also, Abraham Lincoln fan that I am, this line was a good one too: “This is an issue that goes to whether or not we will have a democracy that works for ordinary Americans – a government of, by, and for the people.