President Obama traveled to a Ford factory in Liberty, Mo.
, on Sept. 20 to promote his economic message: that (big) government is essential to American business.
His words were carefully crafted, but his speech showed hints of the "you didn't build that" message that angered entrepreneurs during his 2012 re-election campaign.
Obama claimed Republicans in Congress are damaging the economy with the threat of a government shutdown.
"[I]t’s important that we get it right in Washington because even though our success as a country is ultimately going to depend on great businesses like Ford, hard workers like you, government has to do some things," he said.Read Article