In response to this, I offer no less than my best Scooby Doo impersonation, smh, "huh?" Next thing you know, I'll read somewhere that Acorn was some kind of terrorist organization! But I digress...
The point I post to make is this, the media's dissatisfaction is starting to show. Maureen Dowd in mid-diss in today's New York Times (yes, that bastion of the liberal media establishment!) summarized the President's modus operandi:
Dither, dither, speech. Foreign trip, bow, reassure. Seminar, summit. Shoot a jump shot with the guys, throw out the first pitch in mom jeans. Compromise, concede, close the deal. Dither, dither, water down, news conference.
She suggests he take a page from Palin's book and connect with his base--and stay connected.