Pat Oliphant for June 23, 2011
Aid: Ah, there you are - Sir, will we soon be getting out of Afghanistan? Obama: Yes, we won't. Aid: Then, would we be redirecting war funds to urgent domestic needs? Obama: No, we will. Aid: Would we be prepared to say that right out loud? Obama: Yes, we wouldn't. Aid: 'Axelrod', I keep telling myself, 'in these tough times you need the work, you need the work.' Obama: Anything else?