The White House did not properly edit the president's weekly address video making Obama sound like a broken record.
At the 1:51 mark in the video, the president says:
But if we're truly going to reward the hard work of every American, Congress needs to join the rest of the country and pass a bill that would lift the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Immediately following, Obama utters the exact same phrase in a zoomed-out frame. Obviously the "oversight committee" failed to pick up on this redundancy and posted the video without making the proper edit. The blunder was reminiscent of singing duo Milli Vanilli, who ran off the stage when the tape they were lip-syncing to got stuck on "Girl you know it's true...."
However, Obama doesn't really need an editing blunder to sound like a broken record. In this address, he reiterates what he told an assembly earlier this week at Valencia Community College -- women need to be paid more. Still using the proven false statistic of women making only 77 cents to every dollar a man makes, Obama said in his weekly address:
A woman deserves to earn equal pay for equal work and paid leave that lets you take a day off to care for a sick child or parent. Congress needs to act on these priorities. And when women hold most lower wage jobs in America, Congress needs to raise the minimum wage. Because no woman who works full time should ever have to raise her children in poverty.
A true opportunity agenda is one that works for working women. Because when women succeed, America succeeds.
We do better when everyone participates...