Friday, August 7, 2009
This video just nauseates me. It sickens me. The list of adjectives I would use to describe him in this video are simply not fit for print. This is the most UNpresidential I've ever seen him, and that's saying something.
Peggy Noonan writes in her weekly column today that there is "a new tone in the debate, and it's ugly." We've seen one town hall meeting after another erupt into frustration and anger as Americans push back against national health care specifically, but loss of freedom and liberty in general.
The White House is compounding this problem with speeches like the one above. Deputy chief of staff Jim Messina told Dems, "“If you get hit, we will punch back twice as hard.” Harry Reid defended the White House by saying, “They are just helping us understand the fringe that is trying to mess up our meetings.”