Once upon a time the word bipartisanship was one of the most sacred words in the liberal lexicon. Now the concept is well on its way to becoming an inconvenient obstacle to the superior virtue of Obama-worthiness. Fox News has afforded us the first glimpse into the hubris of bare-knuckled, Saul Alinsky-radical, Chicago-style politics that moved into the White House less than a week ago.
It took less than four days to show the less seemly side of what hope and change really mean (“Keep hoping all you want, but America only gets the kind of change I say they’re getting. End of story.”)
I could go on, but Ken the Blue Collar Muse already has tackled this one pretty well.
As Rush Limbaugh astutely told Byron York, President Obama is trying to distract attention from his super-expensive, pork-laden proposal. And writing at the Volokh Conspiracy, David Bernstein reminds us just how hollow Obama’s “I won” gloating is, since the bloated economic package he’s fighting for goes against his own public campaign promise.
Obama and the Left lose the administration’s first major policy debate on substance, hands-down. Let’s not forget that.