Monday, September 07, 2009
How long will the left hang on to Pres BO?
Less than a year since winning the election, we are starting to hear this from Keith Olbermann:
"According to a report on the left-leaning Huffington Post website, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann and Eugene Robinson, an African-American national columnist for The Washington Post, discussed just such a possibility Thursday night.
Robinson said Obama needs to be careful how he handles the health care reform issue and the continuing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Olbermann said the president has “compromised on everything so far and as self-defeating as it may be, the progressive caucus and progressives would abandon him if necessary, if this was to be the policy of this administration into 2012.
If it’s necessary to find somebody to run against him, I think they’d do it, no matter how destructive that may seem.” (RR)
We hear this:
"Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) said Obama has been sitting out the healthcare fight in August.
"We've been in a scrap through the month of August, but we really haven't had presidential leadership in the way we need it most," Weiner told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow last night.
Weiner has previously threatened that up to 100 Democrats would vote against legislation that doesn't include a so-called public option." (TheHill)
My guess is that it's too early to tell.
However, it's amazing that we are even talking about it.
After all, weren't these people screaming and jumping up and down about 10 months ago?
They are not happy today.
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