Drawing the line
I wrote earlier about President Obama comparing negotiating with the congress to negotiating with his wife by babbling something about her buying dresses and him keeping his golf clubs. But I missed this one:
“Everybody cannot get 100 percent of what they want. Now, for those of you who are married, there is an analogy here. I basically let Michelle have 90 percent of what she wants. But, at a certain point, I have to draw the line and say, ‘Give me my little 10 percent.’ ”
On the other hand, as Dowd concluded in her column: maybe Michelle should be the one negotiating with the Republicans...