September 5, 2009

NETWORKS NOT EXCITED ABOUT CARRYING OBAMA HEALTH SPEECH. “After a brief honeymoon after Obama’s January inauguration, the broadcast networks have become increasingly frustrated by the frequency of his requests for primetime coverage. The pre-emptions wreak havoc on the networks’ schedules and cost millions of dollars in lost ad revenue.”

UPDATE: Has Obama Run Out of Gas on Health Care?

ANOTHER UPDATE: It’s all about racism! [Later: Sorry, I meant raaaaacism.]

MORE: Charles Krauthammer: “What happened to President Obama? His wax wings having melted, he is the man who fell to earth. . . . For a man who only recently bred a cult, ordinariness is a great burden, and for his acolytes, a crushing disappointment. Obama has become a politician like others. And like other flailing presidents, he will try to salvage a cherished reform — and his own standing — with yet another prime-time speech.”

Plus, You’ve lost that lovin’ feeling.