obama sotu"Jobs, jobs, jobs."
That's how CNN's Wolf Blitzer summed up last night's State of the Union address moments after it ended. But not everyone agrees.
Yes, President Obama pushed for an array of investments in infrastructure, education, and innovation -- all of which, he argued, are crucial to long-term growth and competitiveness. But he offered very few concrete ideas to alleviate the immediate jobs crisis that's at the front of many Americans' minds. With unemployment at 9.4 percent, under-employment also sky-high, and economic growth lagging, some backers of the president would like to see more focus on job creation. And even while acknowledging that Obama's hands are tied by the Republican Congress, they're responding to the speech with frustration.
In short, President Obama spoke last night about "winning the future." But some are asking: What about the present?Read More »from Obama slammed for neglecting jobs crisis