President Obama traveled to a House Republican retreat in Baltimore on Friday and delivered a performance that was at once defiant, substantive and engaging. For roughly an hour and a half, Obama lectured GOP leaders and, in a protracted, nationally-televised question-and-answer session, deflected their policy critiques, corrected their misstatements and scolded them for playing petty politics.THIS is the guy we voted for! This is the president we need to get health care reform, economic recovery for all, a repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", and a general advancement of the progressive agenda. It was wonderful to watch, and I hope we see more of this President in the future.
Friday, January 29, 2010
President Obama, the Obama that's been absent from view most of last year, returned with a vengence today, and kicked some elephant ass in the process. As the Huffington Post put it: "Obama Goes To GOP Lions' Den -- And Mauls The Lions":
Posted by Strong at 10:24 PM