The President has always appeared to consider government to be the driving force in society while taking businesses for granted. He seems not to understand or have sympathy for people who build the economy in the private sector, suggesting that they are just lucky to have been helped along the way.
Throughout history, societies which value entrepreneurship have had the most vital economies. Stagnation is the natural result when successful people are denied credit for their accomplishments and are told, ”You didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”