There was no zip. No razzle dazzle.
There was no bounce in his step or in his voice.
Clearly, he didn’t want to be there and who could blame him? The last time he did something like this, his words came back to haunt him and immediately so.
“The private sector’s doin’ fine.”
Nonetheless, just minutes into the daily press briefing, while Jay Carney was trying to weasel out of another round of questions, through the door and onto the platform he came.
“I’m told you’ve been missin’ me.”
It was remarkable. Truly remarkable.
Obama, yesterday, after being shamed into it by members of the white house press corps, took questions from reporters for the first time in 8 weeks.
Truly remarkable the number of lies which can be told in a few brief minutes.
Asked about negative campaigning, Obama responded: