One afternoon in the Oval Office

PRESIDENT OBAMA
Thanks everyone for being here. As you all know, I share your passion for the progressive cause and creating a fairer, more equitable society for all Americans. It was largely thanks to committed support of progressives like you that I have the presidency. As you know, we are fighting a tough midterm election campaign to make sure we can move forward with a positive agenda. In order to do that, I will need you to get the word out to your many hundreds of readers to rebuild enthusiasm in the progressive base. What sorts of policy proposals would resonate with your readers?

JOE SUDBAY
Repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.

OLIVER WILLIS
Close Gitmo.

BARBARA MORRILL
End the Bush tax cuts.

JOHN AVALON
Surrender to the Taliban.

DUNCAN BLACK
Bigger hats.

JOE SUDBAY
Extend unemployment 4000 weeks.

OLIVER WILLIS
Make unemployment illegal.

JOHN AVALON
Curbstomp Palin.