...But Here in the Real World

Posted: Dec 03, 2008 10:58 AM

Stuart Rothenberg throws cold water on the notion that Obama will be able to continue pleasing everyone indefinitely:

"...America did not “come together” to elect Obama. The country was divided, and while most Americans now hope that he can solve the nation’s problems, the new president’s choices will invariably require him to make trade-offs — trade-offs that are likely to anger some, maybe many, Americans."