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‘He’s Only Human’


Washington — Rep. Hank Johnson (D., Ga.) tells National Review Online that President Obama’s press conference earlier today reveals that “he’s only human.”

So, we ask: a Democratic savior no more? “No, I  think he’s just a regular human being,” Johnson says. “He got hit pretty hard . . . . He’s fair game for everybody at this point.”

“They’re stacking up over there on the left side,” he continues. “It’s a kind of a re-adjustment for the president.”

On the tax deal, “Sometimes you have to pass the ball,” Johnson says, using a basketball analogy. “Sometimes the ball gets batted away and the other side gets the opportunity to bring the ball up the court.”

“Republicans now have the ball and the lead. That’s kind of hard for some of us to come to grips with.”


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