Today Barack Obama is campaigning again, and this time his opponent is the American people.
The polls prove it:
That's It? That's the Bounce?
WaPo reports that in the days after Obama's speech, the Dem health care plan was opposed by a 48 to 46 margin--versus a 50-45 margin in mid-August. ... From five points down to two points down. That's all he got for playing the joint-session-prime-time-address card? Does that seem like enough to you? ... P.S.: "[S]eniors remain solidly opposed to health-care reform, and the number who think government involvement would do more harm than good continues to rise ... "
The focus of news stories from the MSM and even the blogosphere is on the issue of the political fight in Washington. But the fight is not in Washington, it never was. The fight is between Washington and the rest of the country. That's what the rally in Washington on 9/12 was all about. That's why there is so much controversy about the number of people that turned out. That's why the Left insists on portraying the people who went to Tea Parties as ignorant racist rednecks. Team Obama and his NSBers are campaigning against the people of this country.