Out: the cool, studied temperament is an Obama quality that will serve him well in the Oval Office.
In: Obama really needs to start kicking some ass and maybe even break some furniture because he’s getting absolutely rolled.
Dana Milbank of the WaPo is representative of Obama’s admirers in the press calling for the President to “go gangster”.
And…it’s come to this:
He was calm and collected when Senate Minority Whip Sen. Jon Kyl took a demagogic turn. "Does Washington know best about the coverage people should have?" he asked. "Or should people have that choice themselves?"
Asking the fundamental questions that set at the core of nationalized healthcare is now considered “demagoging” the issue.
A perfect illustration of what separates the statist and freedom mindsets.