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Massachusetts Liberal

Observations on politics, the media and life in Massachusetts and beyond from the left side of the road.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

The First 97 days

Analysis of Barack Obama's first three months is in full flower, with polls showing the public far more patient than the punditocracy in expecting results after eight years of screw-ups.

But in keeping with the fevered brows appearing both in mainstream outlets and in the blogosphere, allow me to introduce a new angle into the analysis: why has Barack Obama failed to cure swine flu?

For those with short memories (or those who weren't even born then) let's recall the issue became a problem for Gerald Ford in 1976.

Here we are three decades later and still no solution. What's up with that Barack?

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Anonymous Michael Fogelberg said...

Come hear "A Progressive Assessment of the Obama Administration's First 100 Days!"

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-9) leads a panel discussion with Page Gardner of Women's Voices, Women's Vote, and Robert Borosage of Campaign for America's Future, assessing the Obama Administration and the prospects for the progressive agenda.

Saturday May 2 11:30 AM - 01:30
Walsh Theater-Suffolk University
55 Temple St (behind Statehouse on Beacon Hill) Boston, MA 02114

Congresswoman Barbara Lee – on the role of elected progressives.

Page Gardner – Women’s Voices, Women’s Vote on the Rising American Electorate.

Robert Borosage – Campaign for America’s Future on the strategic opportunities for progressive reform.

Go to www.democracyandeducation.us

April 28, 2009 7:43 PM  

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