In his second inaugural address today, President Barack Obama spoke of citizenship, climate change, immigrants and civil rights. He offered a pointed defense of Social Security and Medicare, and he offered a pointed critique of partisan politics.
Most of all, the president spoke of a theme he’s returned to frequently in his political career — that America’s democracy is a process, a “more perfect union” forever in the making.
WBUR reporter Delores Handy joins us from Washington D.C.
Other stories from this show:
WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer is co-hosting Radio Boston while Meghna Chakrabarti is on maternity leave.
- Listen: Weekdays, 3 p.m. on 90.9 FM
- Live Call-In: (800) 423-TALK
- Listener Voicemail: (617) 358-0607