Sunday, May 2, 2010

President Obama at the University of Michigan: The Lost Footage


“But it was the last question from the last student in the letter that gave me pause. The student asked, ‘Are people being nice?' Well, if you turn on the news today – particularly one of the cable channels – you can see why even a kindergartener would ask this question. We’ve got politicians calling each other all sorts of unflattering names. And as I think all of us gathered here today know, unflattering names should be reserved for those American voters still clinging bitterly to the idea of not having trillion-dollar deficits each year and waving those teabags around. You know, like what you hear on that other cable channel..."