Press Secretary Gibbs told reporters Wednesday that the President does not intend to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell this year. This news comes on the heals of several days of civil disobedience by the new LGBT civil rights organization, GetEqual.
"The press corps is gonna have their, you know, panties in a bunch about what's going on down there in Mexico. First off, we're not gonna call Mexico a 'failed state.' 'A' for effort state, maybe. Come up with something."
I'm quite sure Politico was fed the Obama camp's talking points on a regular basis. Nevertheless, David Plouffe's statement "If Politico and Halperin say we're winning, we're losing" is not entirely hyperbolic.