Vice-President Joe Biden had the job of introducing the President on Tuesday at the White House. In a glowing speech to an enthusiastic audience the Vice-President used the phrase, “History is Made,” six times to introduce Barack Obama.
The occasion was the symbolic signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a historic piece of legislation that expands health insurance coverage to millions of Americans.
Drawing on the poet, Virgil, he noted:
“The greatest wealth is health: Today America becomes a whole lot wealthier.”
His four minute introduction steered clear of sycophancy but made the point: it’s a historic moment.
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