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Remember this during the fiscal curb talk?  Remember whenever Republicans manufacture a crisis?  They all come out and look Very Serious and call on the President "to lead".

And all the Villagers happily go along with that meme.  How many times have you wanted to throw a brick at the TV when Chuck Todd repeats their talking points like that?

And then came today and the President's speech.  Eugene Robinson has a short blurb up with his take on the speech.  He echoes the thought that a lot of us are sharing after that incredible speech today.

Obama’s critics are fond of complaining that he doesn’t show enough leadership on vital issues. They should be careful what they wish for, because it sounds like they might get it.
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