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The president's latest appeal to the middle class comes on the heels of recent comments saying the middle class -- more than.
Just an income.
The middle class.
Is also an attitude.
Not -- about income and it's about knowing.
And not measuring your success just based on.
Your bank account.
Joining me now to our analyze the president's views psychiatrist groups eminently qualified to do so.
Doctor key -- while leading psychiatrists Fox News contributor.
Doctor let's let's turn to -- first this idea that big middle class is an attitude.
Do you agree.
Well listen this reminds me of the way we got into trouble in the economy by.
Deciding we're not gonna -- things to the numbers -- value corporations through the roof etc.
Look being middle class is about how much money you make.
And to suggest otherwise is to suggest that there's some kind of magic by which the president pronounces you.
In a class Y because you're not a pig he's saying.
Because you don't like having things hence you have a good spiritual outlook will W middle class it's outrageous.
-- It was that are remarkable state but I thought it because most of the definitions would incorporate standing professional occupation.
Is certainly is incumbent justice -- -- at the batter -- entered.
It is rather generous -- -- on the president's sparred -- -- If incumbents would is it has under his watch on our watch we might be looking for.
-- Outlook and their criteria.
Look but he says that -- -- I was just gonna stay the course psychology of this president is that if you're good and decent hard working person.
That you shouldn't care what your possessions are.
This is the opiate that he wants to feed people.
This is where he wants them to feel good while doing less well.
And -- and I was struck by.
Speech the president gave in sandusky Ohio if we could share this with our audience and you at the same time just a snippet.
Of me and we're also very generous expression -- first person references by the president.
He used stuff first person -- -- 117.
Times and that.
That's speech that's impressive I think by any standard.
Would you agree.
Absolutely and this is the cadence and the repetition that the president is banking on you know no pun intended but literally.
Hoping to take -- debate with voters is that he tells them.
-- -- -- Even though you are not doing well financially I love you particulars because you don't care about that.
And his cadence when he says -- by the way you'll notice he could be from the deep south.
When he says this his whole tone of voice changes.
Any sounds like you know he's in a local coffee house in the deep south.
Why because I think you've -- wants to be the common man.
You know the president I guess you know is ready to return his book royalties and his salary because.
Presumably by -- to have those things he's a bad person is what he's telling the rest of -- -- And it and you -- your remark about I love you to the American people.
I love you.
I was struck by another quote which of electors to share worth everyone else we could put this up this is the president reaffirming what he had said.
A promise quote.
And most of all I would wake up every single day thinking about you -- his promises from the campaign.
And most of all I would wake up every single day thinking about your thinking about how to make your lives.
A little bit.
I am yeah we'll move.
Yeah you know I always tell people who psychiatrists.
Who are kind to them while they remain depressed for years.
But they're very loving this -- -- switch switch psychiatrist.
Barack Obama is playing this aspect cards saying.
Mitt Romney can't resonate with you he's not empathetic not really.
You don't need a surgeon to fix the economy where you really -- is on to commiserate.
At the bedside this is the kind of guy you hold your hand while you die.
Rather than curing what ails you.
But here on another level there's a certain point in which that that empathetic.
Thing -- if we may.
Yeah appealing to me in that is I believe that.
This economy this society requires.
Confidence and leadership.
A leader who instills confidence and in one hopes trust.
-- doesn't seem to be able at this point at least took -- eight that relationship with the American voter.
And I realize I'm way over my skis here in saying that I'm not certain I speak for all there every one.
But that is I think a general perspective.
Look the connections very important you wouldn't want to trade.
A Doctor Who was incompetent.
Medically for one who's good at the bedside.
However people do want both.
In good judgment -- in court judgement sometimes they gravitate toward the person who feels.
Nicer who seems concerned.
Look for me I want I want the illness brought under control I want to know that you're gonna do that but it's very appealing and seductive.
To say I love you I'm gonna wake up with you every morning and abuse because -- care.
And that that does win votes.
Well we'll see how many certainly what we're doctors -- tabloids for being here as all.
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