to secure a free-trade agreement with South
and couldn't convince Chinese President Hu Jintao to halt
policies that artificially manipulate his country's currency, but President
Obama still thinks he did pretty well at the G20 meetings in Seoul, South Korea.
"Instead of hitting home runs, sometimes we're going to hit singles,"
explained Obama. "But they're really important singles." Those scoring the conference at home begged to differ.
- "Obama says we got a single. If we got
on-base at all, it's because we got hit by a pitch" - Art Cashin, CNBC
of a solid single, it looks more like a shallow hit that barely got him
to first base" - Matthew
Cooper, National Journal
- "Lately, it's mostly just been broken bats flying into
the stands" - Jeri
Thompson, co-host, The Fred Thompson Show
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