The POTUS is making the media rounds. Here’s the must-see video from Jimmy Fallon last night:
Be sure and catch the full Fallon interview with the President here.
Jann Wenner at Rolling Stone has a lengthy cover-story interview with the president this week that is not to be missed; here is a sample:
RS: Is there any way to break through that obstructionism by Republicans?
PBO: My hope is that if the American people send a message to them that’s consistent with the fact that Congress is polling at 13 percent right now, and they suffer some losses in this next election, that there’s going to be some self-reflection going on – that it might break the fever. They might say to themselves, “You know what, we’ve lost our way here. We need to refocus on trying to get things done for the American people.”
Frankly, I know that there are good, decent Republicans on Capitol Hill who, in a different environment, would welcome the capacity to work with me. But right now, in an atmosphere in which folks like Rush Limbaugh and Grover Norquist are defining what it means to be a true conservative, they are lying low. My hope is that after this next election, they’ll feel a little more liberated to go out and say, “Let’s redirect the Republican Party back to those traditions in which a Dwight Eisenhower can build an interstate highway system.”
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