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President Obama Urged to Seize Reins

Amplify’d from www.foxnews.com
President Obama gestures during a speech in Arlington, Va., March 14.

A conflict approaching civil war in Libya. An end-times tsunami in Japan. A Congress that can’t reach a budget. 

And … gender inequality?

The topic of President Obama’s weekend radio address has raised some eyebrows, as Obama has met mounting crises with the same restraint and cool that characterized his slow-and-steady campaign for president. To some critics, the tone set by the White House in light of recent upheaval may hurt the president’s public image.

Amid chaos around the world and on Capitol Hill, Obama’s Saturday radio address was devoted to Women’s History Month and a call to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, a proposal meant to address the income gap between men and women. Then, the president went golfing at Andrews Air Force Base. 

“I don’t know if they don’t realize the disconnect and maybe they don’t care … but it does matter,” Dana Perino, former White House press secretary under George W. Bush, told Fox News. 

Read more at www.foxnews.com

 

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March 15, 2011 - Posted by | global | , , , ,

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