Obama has, at the flick of a switch, a parallel administration for the nation that has seen how he works and has every reason to trust what he says and asks them to do. If the Republicans think that is going away, it will be the final miscalculation that should see them disintegrate as they deserve.
The media pundits are already trying to deny that this election has been a watershed, but I have the feeling that he will continue as he has started, ignoring their carping, naming it for what it is, then methodically, firmly, clearly laying out the problem, canvassing the solutions and explain them both directly and through his community of organisers and workers and then make it happen.
11 days into his term, he just kicked that machine into life.More Sticks: the Obama E-Mail List Springs into Action.
Join thousands of people across the country who are coming together to watch a special video about the recovery plan. Invite your friends and neighbors to watch the video with you and have a conversation about your community's economic situation.
The economic crisis can seem overwhelming and complex, but you can help the people you know connect the recovery plan to their lives and learn more about why it's so important.
Sign up to host an Economic Recovery House Meeting the weekend of Friday, February 6th: The President's plan passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday. But if it's going to move forward, we need to avoid the usual partisan games.
That's why supporters are opening their homes to talk with neighbors and friends about how the plan will work -- and what it means for their community.
Just LOOK at those highlighted words, my god are they powerful.
The Republicans didn't know what hit them in November, they still haven't figured it out. They are about to be hit again.
With luck Obama will drive them like a stake through the heart of much that is wrong with the US, and by extension, the rest of us.