Obama Addresses BP Oil Spill from the White House Oval Office

JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV In addition to the Facebook chat link provided with the Whitehouse.gov player above, YouTube is soliciting questions for the White House at youtube.com/whitehouse. “This is the worst environmental disaster of our lifetimes,” the president said in opening a speech that started off sounded eerily like a declaration of a …

Video: President Obama’s Speech in Cairo, Egypt

Barack Obama gave a formative speech on the future of U.S. – Middle East relations today, focusing in particular on U.S. relations — both as perceived and purported — with the Muslim World. Initial feedback is that it was a powerful speech that went over well by most accounts. Watch and decide for yourself. For …

Yet Another Obama Speech

Last week, we watched Obama address the great state of California, promising “brighter days ahead.” Tonight, in his second national prime time address, the country still needs to get a grip. We’ll watch online via the ever-trusty and crisp-pictured Hulu player: For instant analysis of a rather unsubstantive speech with many weak and redundant questions, …