Obama Grades Himself: 'Incomplete'
12:09 PM, May 15, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Barack Obama was asked to grade his performance on the View this morning, but shied away from giving himself a letter grade. "You know, I won't give us a letter grade," Obama said. "I think it's still incomplete."
Elisabeth Hasselbeck, a View co-host asked, “Mr. President, I believe it was with Matt Lauer in 2009, you sat down and you were talking about the economy and you said in three years I’ll be held accountable. If I don't have this done, quote, in three years, then there's going to be a one-term proposition. Admittedly so, in our first segment, you said that Americans are still feeling the hurt of this economy. So how do you grade yourself, honestly, in terms of how you've done in terms of economics for this country?”
Obama responded, “You know, I won't give us a letter grade. I think it's still incomplete.”
UPDATE: In 2009, during an interview with Oprah Winfrey, President Obama was more generous with himself. "A good solid B plus," President Obama said, assigning himself a letter grade.