I really don’t get the big problem with Obamas comment about people being frustrated and bitter. Middle and lower classes in the US sure has a lot to be frustrated and bitter about, as far as I can tell.
Former US labor minister Robert Reich has put his two cents into the discussion.
Robert Reich’s Blog: Obama, Bitterness, Meet the Press, and the Old Politics
Are Americans who have been left behind frustrated? Of course. And their frustrations, their anger and, yes, sometimes their bitterness, have been used since then — by demagogues, by nationalists and xenophobes, by radical conservatives, by political nuts and fanatical fruitcakes