Obama makes 1 billion new friends in 8 minutes
“If these folks want a fight, it’s a fight I’m ready to have,” Obama said today when he announced new proposals to curb the recklessness of the bankers. In a speech that lasted only 8 minutes, Obama probably made one billion new friends worldwide. Admittedly, they are mostly poor friends… but their little cross on a voting form is worth just as much as anyone else’s.
“You show people what you’re willing to fight for when you fight your friends,” I quoted Hillary Clinton just yesterday. Well, the proof is in the eating. As for Obama’s (now ex) buddies: we’ll have our cake – let them eat crack.
Update 3/2/2010: Obama backs down on promise. See full post Surrender on Consumer Financial Protection Agency
What’s that again what Hillary said about friends?