Obama Won't Say He'd Veto Extension of Bush Tax Cuts
11:15 AM, Sep 9, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
Obama also took time in the short interview to blame Bush. He blamed his popularity plummet on a mix of mere communication problems and voter "frustration" with the economy, instead of deep disillusionment with his policies and ideology. And, he of course, answered sensitively and endearingly to the incredible softball about whether mean GOP rhetoric affects his daughters and how he protects them.
Remember when the press was concerned in '08 about how people calling Sarah Palin a barely fit mother and imbecile who burned books when she wasn't faking the birth of her last child affected Piper Palin? Yeah, me neither.
Here's Obama trying to feel voter frustration and explain it away. More video from the interview at the link:
Hey, he's just a guy who believes in "lean, efficient" government that lets people make their own choices. How could voters be frustrated with this guy?