Glenn goes nuclear on Obama
Last night, Barack Obama spoke at a $30,000 per plate DNC fundraising event at the "home of Richard and Ellen Richman, who live in the exclusive Conyers Farm development in Greenwich [Connecticut]'s famed 'back country' neighborhood," and said the following about liberal critics of his presidency:
Democrats, just congenitally, tend to get -- to see the glass as half empty. (Laughter.) If we get an historic health care bill passed -- oh, well, the public option wasn't there. If you get the financial reform bill passed -- then, well, I don't know about this particular derivatives rule, I'm not sure that I'm satisfied with that. And gosh, we haven't yet brought about world peace and -- (laughter.) I thought that was going to happen quicker. (Laughter.) You know who you are. (Laughter.) We have had the most productive, progressive legislative session in at least a generation.
delivering the solid piece he is known for, glenn backs it all up with solid citations...
Expert Consensus: Obama Mimics Bush on State Secrets
Talking Points Memo, April 9, 2009
In Warrantless Wiretapping Case, Obama DOJ's New Arguments are Worse Than Bush's
Electronic Frontier Foundation, April 7, 2009
Obama Upholds Detainee Policy in Afghanistan
Charlie Savage, New York Times, February 21, 2009
Who Are We?
Policies that were wrong under George W. Bush are no less wrong now that Barack Obama is in the White House.
Bob Herbert, New York Times, June 22, 2009
ACLU chief 'disgusted' with Obama
Politico, June 9, 2010
Obama's Home Affordable "HAMP" Program A Failure; Another Huge Wave Of Foreclosures Coming
Business Insider, June 22, 2010
Feingold sees similarities between Bush and Obama on intelligence sharing
The Hill, October 13, 2009
NY Times Reporter Confirms Obama Made Deal to Kill Public Option
Huffington Post, April 6, 2010
U.S. Approves Targeted Killing of American Cleric
New York Times, April 6, 2010
US used cluster bombs on Yemen civilians: Amnesty
AFP, June 6, 2010
Obama Signs Law Authorizing Suppression of Torture Photos
Washington Independent, October 29, 2009
Axelrod: President remains opposed to same-sex marriage
The Hill, August 5, 2010
Barack Obama orders 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan
BBC, December 2, 2009
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