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Obama Deflects Tough Questions From Progressive Bloggers.. Full Transcript

For the first time ever, President Barack Obama met Wednesday with progressive bloggers and took their questions. Obama met with Joe Sudbay of AMERICABlog; Duncan Black ("Atrios"), who runs the site Eschaton; Barbara Morrill, who writes for the DailyKos; and Oliver Willis, of the site of the same name. The full text of the nearly hour-long session, as transcribed by the White House, appears below:

Roosevelt Room

3:14 P.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT: Well, listen, I know we've got limited time, so I'm not going to give a long speech on the front end.

I thank you guys for coming in to see me. Obviously a huge part of my base reads you guys, cares about what you do. Many of my staff is gay and we very much appreciate you inoput and opinions. I think that what the blogosphere has done is to create a conversation that encourages progressive and LGBT activism across our c


Added: Oct-28-2010 
By: Deep_thinker
Tags: President Obama, Deep thinker, tough questions, progressive bloggers
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