It was easy to target Obama's statement Friday on the the private sector 'doing fine,' and his critics wasted little time doing so. But in the full context of his remarks, his point is easier to defend.
As a behind-the-scenes debate begins among reformers over just how to fix the US tax code, some Republicans insist that big, broad-based reform would be easier to accomplish, while others in Congress advocate for a more step-by-step process.
Answer: Anybody who's accomplished anything the president of the United States likes. Obama awarded the Medal of Freedom to Bob Dylan, John Glenn, and 11 other recipients Tuesday.