There's a new slogan in town, and it's a winner. At least that's what President Barack Obama has in mind. The president unveiled his "Winning the Future" mantra in his State of the Union address, and now the upbeat but amorphous
phrase is part of every speech, policy and pronouncement coming out of the administration.
What's next on health care? Where to go on energy and education policy? How to improve the jobs picture? It's all about winning the future through innovation and determination, Obama and his aides have argued over the past few days
"We've got to up our game," Obama told a crowd in Wisconsin. The nation must ensure "America is still on top" in a decade, the president said on YouTube. The country can't just lead, adds Vice President Joe Biden; it needs to "dominate."
It's a juiced-up way for Obama to frame his initiatives after two years in which even some of the president's supporters acknowledge that can-do verve sometimes was lacking from the conversation. What it means, though, is still TBD
— to be determined.
It seems that just in time for the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's birth
, Morning in America has arrived once again.