I find it amusing, in a morbid sort of way, that Obama had to call in his big brother, Clinton, to defend him against the bullies who hate his tax cut compromise with the Republicans. The bullies are those formerly known as “his base”.
“We are no longer the knights who say ni! We are now the knights who say ekki-ekki-ekki-pitang-zoom-boing!”
-Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail