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President Barack Obama on Tuesday admitted he made a mistake in handling the nomination of Tom Daschle as his Health and Human Services secretary, saying Daschle's tax problems sent a message that the politically powerful are treated differently than average people.
President Barack Obama is interviewed by CNN's Anderson Cooper on Tuesday.
Daschle, the former Democratic leader in the U.S. Senate, withdrew earlier Tuesday as news that he failed to pay some taxes in the past continued to
Originally posted by skeptic1
reply to post by Mynaeris
He's sorry he lost. He's sorry there is scrutiny on him now. He is sorry there are questions now.
In other words, his "sorry" is a regular old politician's "sorry".
Originally posted by MynaerisOn the same day we have further potential problems from India, North Korea and Iran.
Originally posted by Mynaeris
"India has warned US President Barack Obama that he risks “barking up the wrong tree” if he seeks to broker a settlement between Pakistan and India over the disputed territory of Kashmir.
Originally posted by Hastobemoretolife
When you're the leader of the free world you don't apologize. How do I say this. It is admirable that he can admit his mistakes, but in doing so in such a powerful position he compromised his integrity as a leader.
When your at the top you blame it on the team or just don't say anything. The last thing you want to do is show the world that your incompetent at what should be an easy task of filling cabinet positions.