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Obama's First Press Conference - Refreshing To Say The Least


By Ben Cohen

Barack Obama's first Presidential Press Conference was fairly non eventful, and was based almost exclusively on the economy. Obama was composed, thoughtful, and answered every question in full, a marked difference from the jibbering nonsense of the Bush Administration.

It wasn't an inspiring performance, but that was probably a good thing given the awful state of the economy and even worse forecast for the future. It was a breath of fresh air to see someone emanating competence, and gives hope that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Here are the highlights from CNN: