As others have pointed out, one trillion dollars–which is what this stimulus “ye dare not call it pork” bill is going to cost–divided by 4 million jobs is……$250,000 per job! Where does one apply for one of these jobs? More to the point, wouldn’t it have been possible for at least one of our numerically-challenged White House press corps have asked about it?
Teleprompter issues aside, I thought Obama put in a pretty impressive performance last night. But then, it’s a lot easier to look good when all you get is softball questions.