Barack Obama praises Hillary Clinton, but sounds like he’d be just as happy to have her in the Senate working on universal health care.
When he says he wants to “refocus on Al Qaeda” in Afghanistan, he doesn’t sound like he is rethinking the surge or noticed the progress we have made. And he’s still talking about meeting with those “petty dictators.” Again, someone should tell him that Roosevelt didn’t meet with Tojo, nor did Kennedy or any other president meet with Castro.
But clearly he wants to get off foreign policy and pivots to domestic policy as we walks us through the states and their travails.
The crowd is happy, but the tone a little angrier than I would have imagined. Nevertheless the portrait is compelling and the moment historic.