This is our first task—caring for our children. It’s our first job. If we don’t get that right, we don’t get anything right. That’s how, as a society, we will be judged.
And by that measure, can we truly say, as a nation, that we are meeting our obligations? Can we honestly say that we’re doing enough to keep our children—all of them—safe from harm?
“Caring for our children” is “our first task.…That’s how, as a society, we will be judged.”
What judgment was president Obama talking about when he said that we, as a society, will be judged?