Bob Rubin:
"Tell the middle class they must sacrifice for the betterment of the nation. Tell them they must work longer for less Social Security and pay more in Medicare but receive less. Wrap your self in the flag, talk about Jesus and point your finger at an enemy. Speak of impending doom and incite fear."

Barack Obama:
"Yes Mr. Rubin."

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — President Barack Obama has urged leaders of Congress' supercommittee to press hard for a deal on slashing the deficit — and not look for an end run around a key enforcement mechanism.


"Why do people laugh at me Mr. President."

"Sometimes people are just mean Timmy. You want to go play some basketball then get an ice cream?"
"Gee Mr. President can we?"