Obamathon: Is the President Overexposed?

Pundits say the President is overexposed. But in today's media, that's the only kind of exposure that works


Barack Obama in his "60 Minutes" interview that aired on March 22, 2009.

By now you know the problems with President Obama's media strategy. He's too somber. Also, he laughs too much. He needs to get out and communicate more. And he's doing too much TV. He's overly professorial. And too fluffy. He needs to be a calm, grownup voice. And he needs to share taxpayers' rage. But, you know — calm their rage too.

As Obama held a weeklong media blitz — Jay Leno, 60 Minutes, a prime-time press conference, ESPN — listening to the contradictory feedback has been like watching a golf pro get his swing...

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