And that message is: ”Hey guys, what’s up?! So, I was just thinking…remember back in 2008 when you used to write all those nice things about me? And all those not-nice things about my opponents? That was so awesome of you!!! Yeah, do you think you could start doing that again? Thanks. Love ya!!!”
Actually, being that he is a 50 year-old dude who is leader of the free world and not a 19 year-old asking her roommate for a super-huge favor, he may have worded it a little differently. Speaking about the budget debate at Tuesday’s Associated Press Luncheon, here’s what Obama actually said:
I guess another way of thinking about this is — and this bears on your reporting. I think that there is oftentimes the impulse to suggest that if the two parties are disagreeing, then they’re equally at fault and the truth lies somewhere in the middle, and an equivalence is presented — which reinforces I think people’s cynicism about Washington generally. This is not one of those situations where there’s an equivalence.