Alice Cooper Would be Proud Obama

by on 02/06/2009 in Politics

obamaAs quoted by the media “No More Mr. Nice Guy“, Obama rallied House Democrats and rip Republican opponents of his recovery package Thursday night – at one point openly mocking the GOP for failing to follow through on promises of bipartisanship.

In what was the most pointedly partisan speech of his young presidency, Obama rejected Republican arguments that massive spending in the $819 billion stimulus bill that passed the House should be replaced by a new round of massive tax cuts.

“I welcome this debate, but we are not going to get relief by turning back to the same policies that for the last eight years doubled the national debt and threw our economy into a tailspin,” said President Obama – sounding more like Candidate Obama than at any time since he took the oath of office less than a month ago.

Obama, speaking to about 200 House Democrats at their annual retreat at the Kingsmill Resort and Spa, dismissed Republican attacks against the massive spending in the stimulus.

“What do you think a stimulus is?” Obama asked incredulously. “It’s spending — that’s the whole point! Seriously.”

The man has fire and I am really appreciating his first month in office!

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2 Responses to “Alice Cooper Would be Proud Obama”

  1. sparky

    Feb 6th, 2009

    I’m with you Frankie (or should I say Franny)! It did my heart good to watch those clips this morning! BTW, congrats on DFWorld launch too. That explains a lot…. ;-) Good luck with it!

    • Frank J

      Feb 6th, 2009

      So far he has done more in 2 weeks than Bush has done in Months.