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Monday, September 26, 2016

In his new column, “For Obama, Pro-Business Populism Is No Oxymoron,” Jonathan Alter argues that President Obama managed to focus on economic fairness while remaining business-friendly during his State of the Union address:

If 2011 was defined by a debate over the national debt, 2012 looks to be focused more on fairness, which is just the way President Barack Obama wants it. The trick for him — the balance he was trying to strike in his State of the Union Address — is to come across as a pro-business populist.