Left pretty excited that Obama's angry now or something

“We don’t see it as confrontation; we see it as leadership,” said Mary Kay Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union. “We see the president exerting strong leadership to make the case to the country that everything we had to listen to during the debt debate was wrong.”…

“The guy is mad,” said Peter Fenn, a longtime Democratic strategist. “I’d be mad, too. We went four months on the debt-ceiling nonsense. What positive result came of that? Zip.”…

“If you are the adult in the room as they move farther and farther right, you are not pulling back against them,” said Tanden, now the chief operating officer at the liberal Center for American Progress. “You have to come up with a strategy to meet the times. . . . The most important thing for the president now is to demonstrate leadership and vision. The stronger, feistier tone helps him do that.”