As Election Day neared last fall, the Obama campaign went big with a 30-minute television ad that profiled four American families struggling to keep afloat in a worsening economy. Between each of the “American Stories,” as Obama called them, the video showed the candidate on the hustings, promising “a rescue plan for the middle class.”

Four months into Obama’s presidency, only one of those folks has seen anything resembling a rescue — and it wasn’t because of any government program.

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