President Barack Obama in Osawatomie

President Barack Obama in Osawatomie

President Barack Obama speaks at Osawatomie High School Dec. 6, 2011 in Osawatomie, Kansas. His speech invoked the populism of President Theodore Roosevelt, saying economic inequality threatens the economy and has left millions of Americans feeling that “the basic bargain that made this country great has eroded.” Photo: Mandel Ngan /AFP/Getty Images