"Grab A Mop"

"What I reject is when some folks say we should go back to the past policies when it was those very same policies that got us into this mess in the first place. Another way of putting it is when, you know, I'm busy and Nancy is busy with our mop cleaning up somebody else's mess --- we don't want somebody sitting back saying, you're not holding the mop the right way. Why don't you grab a mop, why don't you help clean up.  (Applause.)  You're not mopping fast enough.  (Laughter.)  That's a socialist mop.  (Laughter and applause.)  Grab a mop -- let's get to work," - Barack Obama.

It's an inspired three-word challenge to the GOP. Devastating, actually - because it both reminds people of the damage the GOP did while not seeming to dwell on the past or to score partisan points (while actually doing both).

Meep. Meep ...

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