Thursday, January 29, 2009


Today, with Treasury Secretary Geithner and Vice President Biden at his side, we heard Obama call out Wall Street executives who earned (er... paid themselves) bonuses at the end of 2008. Saying these bonuses were "the height of irresponsibility," Obama sounded his first populist chord- a refrain that might become more common in the days to come, but does not necessarily suit the president well. Even Obama's body language was populist.

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