Quote of the day  Barack Obama on the Aurora massacre. by New Statesman  Published 23 July, 2012 - 07:26 US President Barack Obama speaks during a visit to the University of Colorado Hospital July 22, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. Photograph: Getty Images. I come to them not so much as president, as I do as a father and husband. Barack Obama's words after visiting  the families of the Aurora shooting victims.