However, [Obama's healthcare speech] failed to address the reason for their doldrums. Democrats need rallying because of internal divisions over actual policy disagreements. President Obama did not deal with those divisions. When you strip away the setting, the soaring rhetoric, the poetic cadences, and all the rest, you're left with the criticism that both Hillary Clinton and John McCain leveled at him through all of last year: he voted present.
Friday, September 11, 2009
Jay Cost of the HorseRaceBlog on Obama's Healthcare address to Congress:
Posted by dsm at 4:13 PM