"it's a matter of persuading people. And giving them confidence and bringing them together. And setting a tone. And making an argument that people can understand." ..."And I think that," Obama continued, "we haven't always been successful at that."
This statement shows the same tone he speaks with every time he address the public. He is a wonderful speaker the first ten times you hear him. After that it's almost like a monotone.
He continues to be disconnected. The Republicans in Congress, (R) Sen. Mitch McConnell especially seem not to have heard the peoples voice either. Because of this it looks like two more years of Gridlock in Washington. See "Did Congress Hear The People" at chucksview.com