There are some who question the scale of our ambitions, who suggest that our system cannot tolerate too many big plans. Their memories are short, for they have forgotten what this country has already done, what free men and women can achieve when imagination is joined to common purpose, and necessity to courage.
BARACK OBAMA, Inaugural Address, Jan. 20. 2009
“Well, they can forget about the free men and women part, because now they’ve got free health care instead.”