Friday, April 12, 2013

Carville: I Think Obama Likes Angering Liberals (Video)

TPM: Democratic strategist James Carville said Friday that he doesn't think President Barack Obama is sweating the criticisim he's taken from his liberal base over a budget proposal that includes cuts to Social Security. ..

"I think he likes that," Carville said. "I don't think he's upset. He got a very favorable Washington Post editorial. 'Morning Joe,' very favorable commentary right here. I guarantee you if he's up watching this right now. Got a good David Brooks column. He's kind of excited this morning. This is kind of important to him."

Obama's proposal sparked an uproar among progressives like Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and the liberal advocacy group MoveOn.. .....