Obama Honeymoon Short but not Sweet

Dwayne Horner
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Posted: Feb 04, 2009 12:02 PM
I've been opining on how little of a honeymoon Barack Obama has been given and it's the liberal left who have been reinforcing this point over and over again. Look at what Time Magazine is now writing about, his relationship with Speaker Pelosi:

"For all his high-minded talk of bipartisanship and common purpose, Barack Obama has always been aware that Republicans in Congress weren't going to simply set aside their philosophical differences and embrace the new President's ambitious agenda. But he had reason to hope that Democrats on Capitol Hill, while not going along with everything, would at least give him a honeymoon period. So it must be a bit of a jolt these days to frequently find himself so out of step with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whose tacit support of Obama's campaign was felt long before her endorsement was made official."

and...

"On nearly every major issue — from the auto bailout and the stimulus bill to tax cuts and the delicate question of whether to investigate the Bush Administration officials for crimes related to torture — Pelosi has voiced and even pushed through the House differing positions from the President, at times to the embarrassment of Democrats."

As Terrell Owens would say, 'get your popcorn ready!"