Commentary: A president versus the governor
After weeks of "talking down" the economy and concern among some of his supporters that his sobering prognosis for the nation's recovery might be affecting America's natural optimism, President Obama delivered a speech to Congress last week, parts of which sounded as if they could have been written by a Republican.
"We will rebuild, we will recover, and the United States of America will emerge stronger than before," said the president to applause from members of both parties.
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