August 18, 2011
Obama channels Kevin Bacon: 'All is well...really.'
The movie was "Animal House" and Bacon played the ROTC cadet from the Omega frat who tried to be the voice of reason at the Homecoming parade after the Deltas trashed it. The juxtaposition of saying "All is well" while chaos reined on the street brings to mind President Obama's confident prediction yesterday that there will be no double dip recession. CBS News: Mason: Do you think we're in danger of another recession? Obama: I don't think we're in danger of another recession but we are in danger of not having a recovery that's fast enough to deal with what is a genuine unemployment crisis for a whole lot of folks out there and that's why we need to be doing more. Considering that some economists place our chances of dropping back into recession at 40%, the president sounds awful confident about the future. But this next snippet from the interview is one for the books - truly bizarre: Obama: Well what is absolutely true is that confidence matters. We should not have had any kind of...(Read Full Post)