In a recent interview with CNN, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele seems to think being head of the DNC or RNC is the same thing as being President of the United States.
Gee, Michael, do you think former President Bush took calls from Terry McAuliffe or Howard Dean?
I’m watching it live right now and I am so happy that I am not watching President John McCain. That’s all. Get back to what you were doing.
In these video addresses to supporters, President Obama and Gov. Kaine explain the President’s Economic Stimulus Plan and what you can do to ensure its passage.
The New York Observer calls out the Congressional Republicans for what they are: “Upside-Down Stimulus Skeptics.”
Joe Conason writes:
Ignorance and mythology are out-shouting facts and wisdom in public discussion of President Barack Obama’s plan to stimulate the depressed economy. Excessive airtime is devoted to the prejudices of cable hosts and radio personalities who regurgitate the ideas they barely understand and who haven’t entertained an original thought since the Reagan era. Urgent action that could prevent enormous suffering and damage is delayed by all the same old agendas that have dominated Washington for the past three decades.
He goes on to conclude that, “Restoring the American dream means putting a floor under family incomes and reducing the gap between the richest and the poorest, not only for the sake of simple justice but because that is the most reliable economic policy for the nation as a whole.”
Can I get an Amen?
Newspapers around the world covered this week’s inauguration of President Obama. Check out this mosaic of their headlines. How does this technology work exactly?