Do you agree with this Commentary? Why or Why Not?
The marathon TV teach-in—in which Obama was more schoolmarm than president—should be regarded by Democrats as a great disappointment. They made no clear gain, and won no clear argument. It became apparent from the very beginning—when a testy Obama said “Let me finish, Lamar!” to the courtly Lamar Alexander—that this was not to be an open-minded exploration of the issues in question. It was, instead, a simulacrum of a debate, a pretend-conversation, one in which Obama established, yet again, his command over fact and detail, but in which he also revealed reflexive superciliousness, intolerance of different opinions, and a shortness of patience unbecoming of a president. (He also showed that he’s a tedious clock-Nazi, cutting people off all the time, while showing no inclination to edit himself.)
Answer by LoriKeet at 3:48 PM on Feb. 26, 2010
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 2:01 PM on Feb. 26, 2010
The meeting wound down forlornly, with Obama attempting to enumerate issues that the two sides had in common. But there could be no escape from the one, fundamental difference that divides the two sides: The Democrats want this bill and the Republicans don’t. That—and the latter’s preference for market solutions and the former’s rejection of them—ensured that the summit was a total waste of our time and Obama's.
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 2:02 PM on Feb. 26, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 2:03 PM on Feb. 26, 2010
Answer by Gailll at 2:04 PM on Feb. 26, 2010
What was so striking about the summit was the preparedness of the Republicans
You must get DIZZY form all that SPIN!!! What right wing blog did you copy that from? Oh and a NAZI reference, how original...
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 2:08 PM on Feb. 26, 2010
Gailll, what are you talking about? It was a commentary I read and wanted to get opinion on... If you don't agree with the author (DID YOU READ THE LINK) then say so... But I didn't write it. Hence the L I N K
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 2:09 PM on Feb. 26, 2010
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 2:10 PM on Feb. 26, 2010
You do not want any opinions ..You want to argue and belittle anyone who disagrees....Why don't you go to a group or something instead of clogging up all the p and c answers with your agenda...
Answer by Anonymous at 2:12 PM on Feb. 26, 2010
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 2:17 PM on Feb. 26, 2010