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Insight: The inaugural speech

  • Wimar Witoelar

Jakarta | Sat, January 26 2013 | 08:49 am

PREMIUM President Barack Obama’s second inaugural speech is significant not for its details, but for its relentless focus on principle. It puts the US back on track. When Obama won the 2008 election, he ignited hope. But high expectations were soon followed by major disappointments as Obama seemed unable to lead the nation as he promised. Instead, he had to navigate the political waters of Washington DC...