"The only thing I would caution against, David, is I think this notion of, "Well, both sides are just kind of unwilling to cooperate." And that's just not true. I mean if you look at the facts, what you have is a situation here where the Democratic Party, warts and all, and certainly me, warts and all, have consistently done our best to try to put country first."
Like always, the Democrats and the White House are behaving like adults -- making unpopular concessions and negotiating in good faith -- while the Republicans are acting like petulant children who are merely blocking the president as a means of pandering to the tea party base. They've learned nothing.