The Promise of Hope

HuffPost has commissioned a series of satirical videos that will call attention to the contradictions between Campaigning Obama and Governing Obama. (For a fuller explanation of our thinking, check out Arianna's blog post, and this one accompanying the latest video here.)

Sure, the first term hasn't gone exactly as planned for Obama supporters. Yes, he kept Guantanamo open, extended the Bush tax cuts, didn't get rid of too-big-to-fail banks, and nearly signed a debt ceiling "Grand Bargain" that would have cut Medicare and given even more away to the wealthy, but look on the upside -- you still get to hope...