SAT Reading Drill 2.10 Analyzing point of view

Obama's stance on the nation: We need to reform our economic opportunities. More resources need to be allocated to those at the bottom of the social ladder than to the top.

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Transcript

00:23

reformer calling for equality in economic opportunities like everyone has [man making speech in public]

00:28

an equal opportunity non equal free ride alright well last three paragraphs focus

00:33

largely on economic issues with Obama discussing wages pride in work like I'm [text on screen]

00:39

not just digging a hole and filling it up a thank you FDR and poverty [shovel digging hole]

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he meets each mention of an economic issue with a demand for equality of

00:46

opportunity like if you work hard you ought to get rewarded for it right what

00:51

a crazy idea the section begins with the idea that an economic recovery has begun [money falling]

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he's right about that and ends with but while the means will [text on screen]

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change our purpose endures a nation that rewards the effort and determination of

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every single American hmm all right well what if Americans have no determination

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and don't like making any effort and they're just lazy and they want to just [boy napping]

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sit around their couch all day and watch Real Housewives what do we do with them

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well he didn't address that all right Obama's talking economics in these last [text on screen]

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few lines more specifically he's talking economic reform Obama probably thinks

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things will go south if the nation can't get its economic act together a but [zombies advancing]

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these three paragraphs are more of a reinforcement of ideals versus a [text on screen]

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prediction of rough waters ahead the president doesn't mention grudges here

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so yeah get rid of beef no he does assert that America requires the broad

01:42

shoulders of a rising middle class and water polo team yeah so get rid of C he

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puts the most stress on every citizen having the same chance to succeed

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alright well so let's go with D a reformer did it work did he reforms

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everything okay now yeah maybe not so much [Trump puppet]

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you