He's calm, he's cool, he's been called "No Drama Obama" - but President Obama is going to need every bit of that reserve this week as he takes to the road to sell his stimulus package.Howie P.S.:"Economists Agree Time Is of the Essence for Stimulus" (WaPo) bolsters Obama's case for the stimulus plan. Michelle joins the fray: "‘Mom in Chief’ Touches on Policy, and Tongues Wag." Some good news arrives: "Lawmakers Say Stimulus Bill Expected to Pass Quickly." Frank Rich expounds on the "tsunami of rage" across America in his op-ed today: "Slumdogs Unite!"Barack Obama
Obama has barely learned his way around the White House and just took his maiden voyage on Air Force One last week, but thanks to the economic meltdown, change has already come in a big way in Washington.
What's next: Tough stimulus negotiations are expected between the House and Senate.
Sunday, February 08, 2009
"Slumdogs Unite!"---"Battle over stimulus plan tests Obama's mettle"
Carla Marinucci (SF Chronicle):