End of the Honeymoon
By David S. Broder
Sunday, March 15, 2009
...Obama still enjoys broad public support, but it is stronger for him personally than for his policies. Some of those policies are bafflingly complex, and all of them are untested....
Congress has taken note of the way Obama backed down from his anti-earmark stance, a clear signal that he is leery of any showdown with the lawmakers. Despite his popularity, Obama is not an intimidating figure, and so he can expect to be tested time and again.
Could this be the beginning of the end of Obama's fast track policies being slammed down our throat?