Barack Obama: "We still have a fiscal situation that arises not only from this most recent crisis, but also some long-term trends, where those of us in this room do very well, while folks who are struggling don’t do quite as well. And there’s, I think, an innate sense among the American people that things aren’t fair, that the deck is stacked against them — that no matter how hard they work, their costs keep on going up, their hours are longer, they’re struggling to make their mortgage, and somehow nobody’s paying attention."(via campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com)
Compares self to Jimmy Carter
“Carter, Clinton and I all have sort of the disease of being policy wonks. … I think that if you get too consumed with that you lose sight of the larger issue.” – Barack Obama, quoted in “Confidence Men.”(via ihatethemedia.com)
Paging Sigmund Freud, your slip is showing! The President unconsciously joins the ever-growing crowd of recovering Obamaholics who now see him as the reincarnation of the undead President Malaise. And we certainly agree with Barry on that “disease” thing.