During today’s dog and pony health care show, President Obama flashed a few moments of contempt, arrogance and condescension (“I don’t count my time because I’m the president“? Please…), but none more than when John McCain spoke and Obama felt compelled brush his concerns aside by reminding him that “John, the election’s over.”
Or, to use Obama’s more famous line, he was saying “I won.”
McCain should have retorted, “Then why are we here?” But unfortunately, not wanting to ruin any future “reaching across to my friends on the other side of the aisle” opportunities, he didn’t:
Bonus health care summit challenge: Try and figure out what the hell Joe Biden’s talking about.