Talking heads bite Barack Obama
from Politico by Mike Allen
When you’re Barack Obama and you’ve lost Jon Stewart, you’ve got a problem.“Mr. President,” the “Daily Show” host said Monday night, “I can’t tell if you’re a Jedi — 10 steps ahead of everything — or if this whole health-care thing is kickin’ your [rear.]”White House officials, by acknowledging that a public option (or government plan) is not essential to achieving health care reform, may have improved their chances of ultimately getting a bill.In the meantime, though, they have touched off the most ferocious backlash among liberal talking heads since President Obama took office….