Five years ago today, Barack Obama announced his intention to
fundamentally transform the United States of America into something the Founders would be unable to recognize run for president of this great land.
In his announcement in Illinois, the promises were plentiful and grand in scope. This excited a great many people, who were energized by Obama’s pledge to deliver his version of what America is all about to every corner of all 58 states.
In honor of this occasion, the RNC released a web ad on how it’s all worked out so far: