Brendan Buck, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner, said Obama could scrap the speech and just hand over a detailed plan to Congress. “Seriously, just drop it in the mail. Podium not required,” Buck said.
I’m still not used to Beltway Republicans acting like they have spines.
You better believe this could become a vicious cycle. Obama can’t possibly respond well to summary dismissals like that. If he can’t keep a lid on it he’ll keep marginalizing himself, which will embolden the GOP, which will become more dismissive, etc etc.
Oh please, please Barack…have a series of public melt downs. For the nation’s good. The more completely you fall apart, the less America has to deal with the slander of racism.