Oh wait, it's not just me. It's all of us. The American people are too dense to understand policy. Got it. Gosh that'll save me a lot of time now. Now I can just wander aimlessly through life trusting the government to make all my decisions for me because I'm too dense to understand it.
The president said he made a mistake in assuming that if he focused on policy decisions, the American people would understand the reasoning behind them.
"That I do think is a mistake of mine," Obama said. "I think the assumption was if I just focus on policy, if I just focus on this provision or that law or if we're making a good rational decision here, then people will get it."