Manu Raju / The Politico:THEY'RE SURPRISED CUZ THEY ALL THOUGHT OBAMA SAID HE WAS POST-PARTISAN.Obama, McCain clash at GOP lunch — President Barack Obama battled with Senate Republicans in a tense closed-door meeting Tuesday, facing tough criticism from his GOP adversaries — including John McCain — on issues ranging from health care to border security.Discussion:Steve Benen / Washington Monthly: PAT ROBERTS WANTS OBAMA TO BE LESS ‘SERIOUS’.... President Obama spoke …Allahpundit / Hot Air: Obama to deploy 1,200 National Guardsmen to the border
After closed-door talks, GOP senator calls Obama ‘thin-skinned’ — President Obama traveled to Capitol Hill on Tuesday for a rare meeting with Senate Republicans, but the 75-minute session yielded little progress on hot-button topics and left some senators with bruised feelings.Discussion:GottaLaff / The Political Carnival: Obama “needs to take a Valium before he comes in & talks to Republicans.Allahpundit / Hot Air: GOP senator on Obama: “He needs to take a Valium before he ... talks to Republicans”Laurie Kellman / Associated Press:AP sources: Obama, Corker clash in private meeting — WASHINGTON — Republican officials say President Barack Obama and Sen. Bob Corker clashed during a private meeting over whether anyone in either party was really trying to be bipartisan this election year.Discussion:Emily Rutherford / CampusProgress.org: Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Might Something Actually Happen?... Alexander Bolton / The Hill:Senator criticizes Obama's ‘audacity’ in using GOP as ‘props’ — A GOP senator ripped into President Barack Obama at a meeting on Capitol Hill Tuesday, telling him he had “audacity” coming in and using Republican lawmakers as “props.” — Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), the Democrats' partner …Charles Babington / Associated Press:
Obama gets an earful in clash with GOP senators20 minutes agoMichael D. Shear / Washington Post:
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Obama clashes with GOP, but promises to meet in the middleDiscussion:Melissa McEwan / Shakesville: Speaking of Bipartipoop... Obama's afternoon tea with Senate …
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HE SAID PISSED PARTISAN!
AS IN HE'S PISSED OFF AND PARTISAN!
- ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL OBAMA WAS MADE TO SEEM EVEN-TEMPERED AND UNFLAPPABLE.
- THIS MADE HIM ATTRACTIVE TO SOME -
- ESPECIALLY COMPARED TO THE FIERY AND MERCURIAL MCCAIN.
- IT TURNS OUT THAT OBAMA'S COOL TEMPERAMENT WAS AS PHONY AS HIS CENTRISM AND TELEPROMPTER-LESS SPEAKING ABILITY.
AND HE'S A LOT LIKE HIS ANGRY AMERICA-HATING WIFE, MICHELLE.