The president laughed off the question before repeating his dubious "I-want-people-to-focus-on-the-budget" claim. As I suggested yesterday, if he were being totally honest, he'd likely have proffered a variation of his surprisingly frank self-assessment on his Senate vote against raising the debt ceiling: It was all about politics.
Delta Airlines Screws Up Then Blames the Passenger
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's Approval Ratings Take A Dive
The Art Of The Self-Destruction