“I wanted to be stronger than it was before. And over the past two years, that’s meant taking on some powerful interests. Some powerful interests that have been setting the agenda in Washington for a long time, and they’re not always happy with me. They talk about me like a dog. That’s not in my prepared remarks, but it’s true.”President Obama speaking to union members today.
Hmm, which interests could he be talking about?
The Congressional Black Caucus isn't jazzed with the president:
"It's self-evident that the efforts to date have not, particularly in the African-American community and other minority communities and among young people -- done the job that needs to be done."
Members of Congress are running ads against him as well:
The far left:
“I simply can’t believe you’re about to do what they say you are going to do,”Michael Moore
“With just one speech tomorrow night you will turn a multitude of young people who were the backbone of your campaign into disillusioned cynics,” ...... “Your potential decision to expand the war … will do more to set your legacy in stone than any of the great things you’ve said and done in your first year. "
“For the sake of your presidency, hope, and the future of our nation, stop. For God’s sake, stop,”
Somehow, I think he means: