Time for summer reruns
WashPost: "Obama suggests economic fundamentals are strong, an argument John McCain once made." To much ridicule by the 2008 Obama campaign. This is what happens when you go off-teleprompter.
I was home today and caught Obama's press conference and I was less-struck by his obvious gaffe than by the same-ole-same-ole feeling: "oh, that darn Congress" and "headwinds in Europe." On that score, Victor Davis Hanson has it right: "He cannot outline a vision of economic recovery without blaming someone or something for his current problems."
Extra - Commentary: "Team Obama's third-rate performance."
More - From Q&O.
Flashback - This is from National Journal in February: "Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg is out with a must-read polling memo this morning, which offers some eye-opening advice to President Obama and his re-election team. After testing several of the president's economic messages, he finds the argument that the economy is back on the right track polls miserably - and "produces disastrous results."