If you thought the shocking democratic loss in Massachusetts would sway the radicals in the White House, you would be wrong. Barack Obama’s political arm, Organizing For America, sent word out yesterday that the president’s determination and resolve to push the far left’s radical agenda is “only stronger” following Tuesday’s loss.
From an OFA message to supporters yesterday:
Yesterday’s disappointing election results show deep discontent with the pace of change. I know the OFA community and the President share that frustration.
We also saw what we knew to be true all along: Any change worth making is hard and will be fought at every turn. While it doesn’t take away the sting of this loss, there is no road to real change without setbacks along the way.
We could have simply sought to do things that were easy, that wouldn’t stir up controversy. But changes that aren’t controversial rarely solve the problem.
Our country continues to face the same fundamental challenges it faced yesterday. Our health care system still needs reform. Wall Street still needs to be held accountable. We still need to create good jobs. And we still need to continue building a clean energy economy.
The President isn’t walking away from these challenges. In fact, his determination and resolve are only stronger. We must match that commitment with our own.
But it won’t be easy. Real change never is.
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Hat Tip Mitch S.
Of course, it should be noted that in Obama’s mind George W. Bush is to blame for Coakley’s loss.