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Obama Says: Steve Jobs Deserves to be Rich

President Obama spoke at a White House press conference and answered questions regarding the wealth in America.

On that topic, Obama used Apple CEO Steve Jobs as an example of the country's greatness as anyone could achieve the American dream to become rich.

Obama said:

"And something that's always been the greatest strength of America is a thriving, booming middle class, where everybody has got a shot at the American dream. And that should be our goal. That should be what we're focused on. How are we creating opportunity for everybody? So that we celebrate wealth. We celebrate somebody like a Steve Jobs, who has created two or three different revolutionary products. We expect that person to be rich, and that's a good thing. We want that incentive. That's part of the free market."

Read more at Cnet.