Obama in denial

 Michael Gerson   Opinion Writer July 9th The Washington Post

 

One would think, given so much practice, that the Obama White House would have been better prepared for last week’s wretched jobs report.

Instead, we witnessed the five stages of bad public relations. Delusion: It was a “step in the right direction.” Dismissiveness: Don’t “read too much into any one monthly report.” Grudging acceptance: “It’s still tough out there.” Cliche: “There are no quick fixes.” Self-pity: “I suspect that most people in Cincinnati would acknowledge that I’ve tried real hard.”  Read More…

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