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MSNBC Gushes Over Obama’s Press Conference ‘Swagger’

An MSNBC panel could barely contain their glee at President Obama’s press conference performance on Friday, repeatedly noting the president’s “swagger” and gushing over what they termed “Obama 2.0.”

“This was relaxed, confident president today, in a way that we have not seen him in a news conference,” said former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs.

“Incredibly strong,” agreed “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd. “That was a president who feels as if he has earned the right to have some swagger.”

“You said swagger,” agreed MSNBC host Chris Matthews. “It wasn’t that kind of faux swagger that you got from [George] W. [Bush], where you always wondered where it came from. This seems to be based on a confidence that has come out of his own inner . . . what, reaction? Defiance? The right word, I haven’t come to it yet.”

“This is definitely Obama 2.0,” MSNBC host Joy Reid concluded.

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