"No religion is true, but some religion, any religion, is politically necessary. Law and morality are insufficient for the large majority of men. Obedience to the law and to the morals are insufficient for making men happy. […]Law and morality are therefore in need of being supplemented by divine rewards and punishments."
I'm pretty sure Obama isn't culpable of being called a socialist commie HERE.
I think what he meant was that nobody is given success off the bat. You need to earn it... by taking the opportunities that are given to you, and that america is still the land of opportunity.
However, it did come out wrong. I think Obama is showing his exhaustion. No surprise seeing as how he has been campaigning for about 2 years already.
So far, nobody's ventured to answer them.
Maybe nobody really knows what he means, eh? I can see that possibility and I find it kind of curious that nobody asks him.