Sure no one expected some new progressive presidency, but how do we think Obama has performed so far despite our reduced expectations? Stephen is more of the "watch the zen master" and "better than McCain/Palin" but Matt is surprised by some of Obama's moves and weaknesses. Somewhere in there though, Matt does give Obama one good grade. Of course we have news you might have missed with new species cropping up, domestic terrorism and more.
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