Obama outfoxes again
February 7, 2009
I totally agree with Andrew Sullivan:
Politically, as the dust settles, I suspect Obama outfoxed his opponents, again. They are playing the 24 hour news cycle game. That’s all they know (ditto cable news). Obama isn’t. That’s why he’s president. Eventually, they’ll figure it out.
Republicans were never going to support it. But Obama genuinely reached out to them, and in slapping his hand so resoundingly, they have justified him in going his own way when restructuring the banks, reworking health coverage, and all the other important legislation that is coming.