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Obama's Naivete on Bipartisanship Has Finally Caught Up to Him

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  • My questions are: What planet do he and they (Obama and his advisors) think they are on?
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  • And have they paid any attention to Sen. Mitch McConnell?
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Howard Fineman, Huffington Post

There were some, including some in the media, who listened to President Obama's account of this week's meeting with Republicans and concluded that there was hope for a surprisingly bipartisan conclusion to the lame duck Congress.

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My questions are: What planet do he and they think they are on? And have they paid any attention to Sen. Mitch McConnell?

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The president emerged from the meeting yesterday (Nov 30) to say, hopefully, that he had suggested that they work together not just on taxes and spending, but on the other issues pending, including an extension of unemployment insurance.

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