I just like listening to the guy

I guess last night’s 60 Minutes interview with Obama didn’t get that much play in the media because there’s nothing here particularly newsworthy – or maybe other media are just ticked 60 Minutes did the interview? Whatever, I just like listening to the guy. And Michelle is always a delight. But Obama has a wonderful combination of the informality implied by the term “fireside chat,” yet with a dignity that should apply to the US presidency, but has been missing for a long time. There’s an integrity, a wisdom, a common sense quality to it all that makes me feel like we’re at last on the right track. No miracles – but no talking down, no spin – and when he sn’t going to answer a question he says he isn’t going to answer it.

I can’t find the whole thing – even in pieces – on You Tube yet, but you can get it at the CBS site and I do recommend the whole thing. Go here.

But there are some good small chunks of it available. This first one deals with Osama bin Laden et al.

And these two clips talk about election night:


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