My grandfather, a veteran of Patton’s Army, got the chance to go to college on the GI Bill. My grandmother, who worked on a bomber assembly line, was part of a workforce that turned out the best products on Earth

from President Barack Obama – State Of The Union 2012 on Rap Genius

Meaning

This part of the speech, exploring the President’s military heritage, was widely seen as a response to right-wing attacks on the President as “Kenyan-born.” While these have been thoroughly discredited, the attacks have gained some traction amongst the Tea Party crowd

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