“For most Americans, this debate has never been about abstractions, the fight between right and left, Republican and Democrat – it’s always been about something far more personal.”
“It’s about every American who knows the shock of opening an envelope to see that their premiums just shot up again when times are already tough enough.”
Barack Obama laat zich weer eens van zijn briljantste retorische kant zien, nadat zijn hervorming van de gezondheidszorg door het congres geloodst is.
“It’s about every parent who knows the desperation of trying to cover a child with a chronic illness only to be told “no” again and again and again.”
“It’s about every small business owner forced to choose between insuring employees and staying open for business. They are why we committed ourselves to this cause.”
“Tonight’s vote is not a victory for any one party – it’s a victory for them. It’s a victory for the American people. And it’s a victory for common sense.”