Thursday, October 01, 2009
Obama’s Playing His Cards Wrong
Why the President’s Health Care Speech Failed to Persuade
By Matt Mackowiak
September 11, 2009
New York Daily News
In politics, unlike in spades, you can only play your trump card once.
On Wednesday night, with all three networks and the cable channels offering free air time for an audience of millions, President Obama played the ace up his sleeve in an attempt to save his health care legislation, sway weak-kneed legislators and convince some of the many Americans that oppose his health care plan.