The president’s message is off. Sam Donaldson, who has seen more Washington speeches than almost anyone, on the handful of words that Obama can use to paint the GOP into a corner.
Sam Donaldson worked at ABC News for over 40 years as a correspondent and anchor.
With flourish, President Obama threw the public option under the bus tonight. It was the choice of a practical politician.
As the president prepares for tonight’s health-care press conference, he’s focusing on the wrong audience, says veteran White House correspondent Sam Donaldson. Why he should step away from the microphones and work the halls of Congress.