On the Chutzpah meter, this one is off the charts. Meeting with Democrats yesterday for a little Q and A, Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln challenges the young President on his economic policies. Lincoln’s in trouble and this question is getting all the press, but it’s Obama’s answer that is the stunning sound bite.
Lincoln came the closest to criticizing Obama, quoting a small business owner from her state who wondered if anyone on the White House staff knew what it was like to “wake up on Monday and have to make a payroll by Friday.”
Ahh, listen to how the President handles that question:
Just to refresh your memory: