President Obama Gives Himself A B+ Grade

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired Sunday night, the president claimed progress on economic and international fronts.

Obama says the only thing that stands in the way of giving himself a better grade is the fact that some elements of his agenda, health care reform and putting more Americans to work remain undone.

On the ABC special "Christmas at the White House," Obama told Winfrey that "the biggest burden on me right now is that economic growth has happened, but job growth has not happened."

He sees as a plus the fact that the United States is pulling out of Iraq and says the U.S. is on the correct path in Afghanistan.


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  • by KMJ Location: LA on Mar 10, 2010 at 07:48 PM
    Some one has a swollen head don't they...
  • by Anonymous on Mar 1, 2010 at 02:12 PM
    whats lower than an F ?
  • by Radog Location: Newport on Feb 25, 2010 at 12:02 PM
    To Posted by: Anonymous on Feb 13, 2010 at 09:13 PM . Most of his own race I belive are changing side's as well. the only change he brought was more poverty
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Feb 18, 2010 at 03:17 PM
    Impeach right away!
  • by Anonymous on Feb 15, 2010 at 03:11 PM
    F
  • by Anonymous on Feb 13, 2010 at 06:13 PM
    Obama is a joke and is only president because of his race.
  • by Wanda Location: Kenansville on Feb 11, 2010 at 12:03 PM
    A
  • by Radog Location: Newport on Jan 28, 2010 at 06:36 AM
    I would give Mr.Obama a good grade like A if he does what he promissed or was the speach just for the elections this Nov . Mr. Obama need's to ack on some of the issues now before election .that dont ask dont tell who care's its not a color of skin it comes in many colors .and to this day people still have problem with color ,and want the same things to own a home have a good job and most important of all our kid's .future Better schools and something we as parent's can afford when this time come's
  • by Anonymous on Jan 27, 2010 at 08:45 AM
    Radog, I'm not saying that I KNOW that he is or isn't Christian, but many Christians don't believe in swearing on the Bible. I'm not sure how common it is, but there are people who request other ways, in court. I'm sure that Obama was the first to do so as being sworn in as president. But, keep that in mind. I'm not trying it to persuade you, but to inform you that not EVERY Christian swears on the Bible, because they feel it's a wrongful act against the Word and God.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Jan 20, 2010 at 06:09 AM
    Well, Mr President, your self grading was regraded last night. Apparently, Mass gave you a D. Take notice, you are academic probation now, pending elections this November.
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