Obama’s press conference: ‘Most interesting’ of his career — or worst ever (for any president)?

On Tuesday, President Obama struck a deal with Republicans , extending unemployment benefits in exchange for the renewal of tax cuts for the rich. The business community is pleased, reports Bloomberg . But, overall, most Americans disapprove , and Obama’s party is piping mad . On Tuesday, Obama gave a press conference defending the compromise and slamming Republicans as “hostage takers.” Atlantic senior editor Clive Crook called it his “ most interesting press conference ” &#…

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