You can now read 10 articles each month for free on BostonGlobe.com.

The Boston Globe

Opinion

The Podium

Obama is conducting a war on success

“If you’ve got a business ... you didn’t build that. Someone else made that happen.”

When the president told a crowd in Roanoke, Va. last week that business owners are not responsible for their success, he kicked a beehive. And while he may struggle to create new jobs, he is having no trouble creating new Tea Party activists.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than $1 a week