Saturday, November 06, 2010
So what’s a president to do?
Still somewhat in shellshock following Tuesday’s elections, President Obama so far seems content to blame the messenger, not the message. In other words, the American people would really like his agenda if he had just explained it better. We’ll see.
Voters have mixed feelings about the tone the president set at his first post-election press conference on Wednesday. Most, in fact, are not confident that the president can work with the new Republican majority in the House to do what’s best for the American people.
Just before Election Day, the majority of voters said the election was a referendum on the president’s agenda and that he should change course if Republicans win control of the House. But most also don’t expect him to make that change.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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