There is a saying in sports that you should never underestimate your opponent. And it might apply in politics as well.
While President Obama has taken his share of knocks this year and things did not look particularly good for him after the mid-term elections, he has risen to the occasion. As the year comes to a close there is progress being made and many important pieces of legislation getting passed.
Champions adjust. And he has definitely done that.
The Obama administration and Congress are working together and they are making progress on behalf of the American people.
With the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, ratification of the New START Treaty and passage of the tax bill, he has rolled with the punches and he has emerged from the fray standing tall.
I'm impressed and I think he has handled the pressure very well.
More importantly, President Obama has proven to us he is very resilient and he truly cares about the American people.
Thank you Mr. President for your leadership.