It's a deeply emotional problem for Democrats.
Millions of Americans will start off their Thanksgiving statements with, "I am thankful Barack Obama will be our president for four more years. The biggest lesson we hope he learned from over the past four is to not start negotiating from a compromise position.
Obama is the John Barrymore of American politics. "No-drama Obama" is really "Big-drama Obama." Ronald Reagan was an actor who governed like a president. Barack Obama is a president who governs like an actor.
Should the "professional left" aggressively push the Obama administration to do more for working families? Hell yeah! Yet the tone of the questioning was infinitely more critical than friendly.
President Obama is angry, and rightfully so.