February 8, 2011
Obama: J-O-B-S (Now, Repeat)
Well, the White House still manages to avoid photographing Obama with a CEO, which is a real feat giving yesterday’s much ballyhooed kiss-and-make-up (or kiss-and-please spend!) appearance before the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. What this WH “photo of the day” does do, however, in big bold letters (also documenting a complete pivot in the populist direction once Team Obama left the Chamber and stepped into Lafayette Square) is drive home the singular message of the re-calibrated White House. Democrats are not known at all for simple blunt repetition, but all the research on oppo-tactics is really showing itself now.
By the way, for all our clothing and accessory readers out there, there were also these stats for Monday:
TEMPERATURES: 28-34 | WIND: NW 10-15
(photo: Pete Souza/White House. caption: President Barack Obama walks through Lafayette Square with Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Chief of Staff Bill Daley, and National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling after addressing the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 2011.)