President-elect Barack Obama, flanked by President George W. Bush and former President George H.W. Bush. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

When are we going to get over Obama’s lie and move on with picking up the pieces of this train wreck? When will the mainstream press stop acting like a jilted lover and get back to work covering news that’s fresher than three years old? And when will the GOP stop throwing those rocks from the balcony of their greenhouse?

(And, no, this is in no way a defense of the president. He either knew full well what he was saying was simply not true or he didn’t read the legislation. You can argue amongst yourselves over which is worse…)

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