Though the times might be grim (hat tip to Sergeant at Arms), what was inescapable tonight
was Obama's irrepressible sense of confidence. (Although I thought a good part of the
pre-speech adulation was also post-Bush relief.)
Congress applauding the one honest banker in America.
Nancy kvelling (with good reason).
"My good friend Dr. Coburn! Let me look at you (and, vice-versa).
Oh, there's John! Hey John, I'm lovin' my helicopter!"
(A month in, Obama's already made major inroads seducing
the opposition. Beyond basketball, I think it's his favorite sport.)
It was all downhill after "Happy Mardi Gras."
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