Indirectly, to be sure: but nobody sensible to expect plain talking from Barack Obama anyway. At the heart of this stunning revelation is this bit from the Hill:
“Do not buy into this notion somehow that, oh, these problems are too big or Washington is broken,” Obama said. “Washington is not broken. It’s broken right now for a particular reason, but it’s not permanently broken. It can be fixed.”
Now, of course, folks reading that line are immediately flashing back to this: Continue reading Barack Obama tells DCCC that he fixed Washington, DC.