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President Obama speaks at AP luncheon

http://twitter.com/#!/AP/status/187215173663203328

You can watch it here.

President Obama starts by making light of "hot mics and etch-a-sketch moments"

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

Obama: "are we better off when everyone gets a fair shot and everyone does their fair share?"

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

Obama says there is a very clear choice: "I believe this is a make or break moment for the middle class"

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

Obama to AP: "I know the true engine of job creation is the private sector, not Washington"

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

Obama says new Republican budget in the House makes the "Contract with America look like the New Deal"

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

Obama singles out Romney & Gingrich by name, accuses GOP of going too far to the right

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

In speech to newspaper editors, Obama says House GOP "budget proposes massive new cuts in annual domestic spending"

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

President says GOP budget cuts would mean Weather Service would have to issue hurricane warnings later

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

Obama on cuts he said would result from House GOP budget plan: "I'm not exaggerating; these are facts"

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

POTUS says because he raised taxes + increased spending, Ronald Reagan "could not get through a Republican primary today"

— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) April 3, 2012

Attacking the GOP for going too far to the right, Obama says Ronald Reagan couldn't win the GOP nomination today

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

Question now for President Obama on the Supreme Court and health care

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

Obama says the court should exercise "restraint" and "abide by well established precedents" on health law

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

The President did not repeat his "unelected group of people" line from Monday

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

Obama says the Court has not overturned a major economic law passed by Congress since before the New Deal

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

Obama on health law/Supreme Court: "The burden is on those who would overturn a law like this"

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

President Obama said that his administration is not making plans for "what if" the health law is struck down

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 3, 2012

The president is clearly among friends here. He’s got an enormous soapbox on which to plant himself and bash capitalism and the Right. But it’s not to the Associated Press he needs to sell this stuff; it’s to the American people.

He’s not doing such a hot job.

Obama: 'Feel Free to Transmit Any of this to Vladimir If You See Him' http://t.co/R38EIXRz What an arrogant putz.

— Elizabeth Scalia (@TheAnchoress) April 3, 2012

Obama now pretending to be a limited government guy.

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

Obama now wrapping himself in the banner of Lincoln.

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

Obama now explaining that government has some role in Americans' lives. #Revelation

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

Obama now listing Republicans who have supported government spending. Message: See, I'm just like them!!! #PostPartisan

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

"Crumbling roads and bridges." #drink

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

How can we still have crumbling roads and bridges after we've just spent $825 Billion on those shovel-ready projects?

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

How can we still have crumbling roads and bridges after we've just spent $825 Billion on those shovel-ready projects?

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

Obama: "Some folks keep peddling trickle-down economics."

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

Obama sounds like what an extreme leftist thinks a reasonable liberal sounds like.

— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) April 3, 2012

Lol. @BarackObama doesn't think government can or should solve every problem. Riiiiigght.

— Kemberlee Kaye (@KemberleeKaye) April 3, 2012

Obama started by saying govt is not the solution and is now explaining the virtues of government programs. #etchesketchthat #p2 #tcot

— Kemberlee Kaye (@KemberleeKaye) April 3, 2012

Guy who was SURE there were shovel-ready jobs, and SURE Solyndra would work, still sure he knows how government knows best.

— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) April 3, 2012

"Huge reckless bets were made with other people's money on the line." Um, Solyndra? #NoSelfAwareness

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

And here with go with "Millionaires and Billionaires" just rebranded as "trickle down prosperity."

— Kemberlee Kaye (@KemberleeKaye) April 3, 2012

Wait, Im confused — have presidents of both parties embraced a big role for gov't, or have we tried trickle down economics for decades?

— Philip Klein (@philipaklein) April 3, 2012

BREAKING: Straw men massacred at AP luncheon in Washington, DC. #POTUS

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

Obama now complaining about slow job growth (!) during the Bush years.

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

https://twitter.com/#!/MattCover/status/187221075996852224

Yeah, the 80's economy was terrible RT @edshow ALERT:Fox News cuts away from the President's speech about failure of Reaganomics #truthhurts

— Heather (@hmfearny) April 3, 2012

Obama, who can't even make a deal with Olympia Snowe, says that Republicans have moved so far to the right they tipped over Guam.

— David Freddoso (@freddoso) April 3, 2012

Wow. Are you listening to this Obama speech? It's as bitter and tendentious as I've ever heard a politician.

— Timothy P Carney (@TPCarney) April 3, 2012

Reminder: Obama's budget NEVER balances and adds $11 Trillion to our gross national debt. No entitlement reform. No tax reform.

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

Obama: Ryan's budget would result in dirty air, dirty water, poisoned food, bad weather forecasts, more flight cancellations…

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

There you have it: Republicans love dirty air & water & love to starve children. Lastly, we want flights to be canceled. #falsechoicesgalore

— Heather (@hmfearny) April 3, 2012

Obama: We're in it together. It's not partisan. I mean, Republicans want you to die quickly of critical cliff failure, but still. Together.

— Caleb Howe (@CalebHowe) April 3, 2012

https://twitter.com/#!/MattCover/status/187221740815003649

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https://twitter.com/#!/MattCover/status/187222059514994688

https://twitter.com/#!/MattCover/status/187222666829238274

Idiot voters will fall for this MT @zerohedge: Slashing the US budget would result in less accurate weather forecasts…. According to Obama

— Doug Mataconis (@dmataconis) April 3, 2012

Obama says lowering tax rates = spending. That implies he thinks all your money belongs to him. 100% of it. What you keep, he gave you.

— Timothy P Carney (@TPCarney) April 3, 2012

"Tax giveaways" is how Obama describes you getting to keep 65% of your income instead of only 60.4%. (not counting state taxes)

— Timothy P Carney (@TPCarney) April 3, 2012

Except for his political buddies of course RT @DavidMDrucker: "All of us have to do our fair share." @BarackObama

— Doug Mataconis (@dmataconis) April 3, 2012

Waiting for Obama to tell me that Ryan's budget would make the Hunger Games real.

— S.E. Cupp (@secupp) April 3, 2012

returning federal spending as % of gdp to same levels as under Clinton = Social Darwinism

— Conn Carroll (@conncarroll) April 3, 2012

"Thinly-veiled social darwinism" is a loaded term coming from the most pro-Planned Parenthood president ever.

— Timothy P Carney (@TPCarney) April 3, 2012

So, wait, he's talking about "Social Darwinism" and then brings up IPAB like it's a good thing?

— David Freddoso (@freddoso) April 3, 2012

Obama quoting the debunked Buffet Rule. This man has no shame (or talent in telling a tall tale). @BarackObama #p2 #tcot

— Kemberlee Kaye (@KemberleeKaye) April 3, 2012

Audacity in overdrive: Obama taking credit for Simpson-Bowles commission…whose recommendations he threw under his big ol' bus.

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) April 3, 2012

Obama's difference with Bowles-Simpson is that it a) cut tax rates b) limited spending/GPD at too low a level

— James Pethokoukis (@JimPethokoukis) April 3, 2012

The man who killed the "Grand Bargain" with Boehner bemoans lack of compromise from GOP. Media will eat it up.

— DrewMTips (@DrewMTips) April 3, 2012

Reminder: Obama's treasury secretary already conceded that he doesnt have a long-term debt plan http://t.co/mq8Oljun

— Philip Klein (@philipaklein) April 3, 2012

If you want good public policy debates, you should be appalled at Obama's mode today. The lesson: be like Senate Dems, offer nothing.

— Timothy P Carney (@TPCarney) April 3, 2012

"This isn't Democratic or Republican, it's Patriotism" – Obama… didn't the left say the RW was evil for calling opponents "unpatriotic"?

— el Sooper (@SooperMexican) April 3, 2012

Obama's economic policies aren't partisan.. they are LITERALLY Patriotism. Has any president ever said this before?

— el Sooper (@SooperMexican) April 3, 2012

If only The Reverend President Dr. Professor could find a country worthy of him.

— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) April 3, 2012

Shorter Obama: Collectivism = Patriotism.

— DrewMTips (@DrewMTips) April 3, 2012

Obama to media: Stop being fair and balanced. Side with Democrats

— James Pethokoukis (@JimPethokoukis) April 3, 2012

Obama to media: If you could run your ledes by me, that would be super

— James Pethokoukis (@JimPethokoukis) April 3, 2012

Obama now castigating newsmedia for being too unfair to him, and giving in to rightwing. He is psychotically delusional if he believes this.

— el Sooper (@SooperMexican) April 3, 2012

Obama's strategy is not to pivot to the middle – it's to SAY he's pivoted to the middle and GOP is radicalized. He'll lean on the media.

— el Sooper (@SooperMexican) April 3, 2012

I don't get how Obama can repeatedly demean & insult the MSM, but the press still slavishly fawns over him.

— jon gabriel (@exjon) April 3, 2012

Apparently, it's a very short drive from the Messiah Complex to the Persecution Complex.

— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) April 3, 2012

Obama says his positions are centrist….but GOP has run so far to the right he looks liberal. Truly delusional.

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

Obama explains that "unprecedented" doesn't mean anything when he says it.

— Timothy P Carney (@TPCarney) April 3, 2012

Supreme Court has been too restrained in deference to Congress – after Obama literally said he was going to ignore Congress for his agenda.

— el Sooper (@SooperMexican) April 3, 2012

Obama to SCOTUS: Please show some deference….

— S.E. Cupp (@secupp) April 3, 2012

Obama to Supreme Court: Overturn Obamacare and young people with tumors will die

— James Pethokoukis (@JimPethokoukis) April 3, 2012

https://twitter.com/#!/MattCover/status/187231480563499009

So…if Obamacare is struck down it means SCOTUS doesn't take their jobs seriously.

— Charles V Payne (@cvpayne) April 3, 2012

It's really pathetic how Obama keeps winking at the SCOTUS "reminding" them of their obligation.

— Kemberlee Kaye (@KemberleeKaye) April 3, 2012

Obama's right, there is a "human element" at issue at SCOTUS. It's called liberty.

— Philip Klein (@philipaklein) April 3, 2012

Note to self: Never again eat lunch while listening to Obama speak. #lostappetite

— Erika (@PsstErika) April 3, 2012

Oooooh, this is going to be a nasty campaign. Obama and his minions are panicked.

— Melissa Clouthier (@MelissaTweets) April 3, 2012

This is Obama's most obnoxious and dishonest since his last and until his next.

— DrewMTips (@DrewMTips) April 3, 2012

This is Barack Obama at his detestable, irresponsible, demagogic worst. He MUST be defeated.

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

Can't see how any self-identified conservative could watch that speech & not want to crawl over broken glass to beat he who delivered it.

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 3, 2012

While the president was busying himself pouring $5-a-gallon gasoline on all those straw men, he conveniently left out one very important detail:

https://twitter.com/#!/jeffemanuel/status/187220603844046848

Obama bashing those who oppose his budget — that is, every Democrat in the House.

— Timothy P Carney (@TPCarney) April 3, 2012

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