Brilliant observations you're making today.
First of all, he didn't actually say what you paraphrased him as saying. He said the country is better positioned to do some things. And it's standard fare for this kind of event. Do you expect him to say that his newest appointment positions the country WORSE for keeping communities safe, equal justice, etc.?"Today, the Senate finally confirmed Loretta Lynch to be America’s next Attorney General – and America will be better off for it," President Barack Obama said in a statement. "Loretta's confirmation ensures that we are better positioned to keep our communities safe, keep our nation secure, and ensure that every American experiences justice under the law."