Obama Gives Himself a 'Solid B+'

Tells Oprah he's headed for A- if health reform passes
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 14, 2009 7:42 AM CST
Obama Gives Himself a 'Solid B+'
Obama and Oprah chat in this screenshot from the Christmas at the White House special.

Barack Obama is pretty pleased with the job he’s done so far as president; when Oprah asked him how he’d grade himself during last night’s “Christmas at the White House” special, he replied, “A good solid B+.” He gave himself credit for stabilizing the economy, getting out of Iraq, devising the “best possible plan for Afghanistan,” improving international relations, and moving toward health care reform.

“So B+, what could you have done better?” Oprah asked. Obama replied that it was because of the things left unaccomplished. “If I get health care passed, we tip into A-.” (More Barack Obama stories.)

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