for those who love fairy tales....
Garrison Keillor could be close to getting an offer to be the nation’s first “storytelling czar.”In an exclusive interview with “CBS This Morning” host Charlie Rose set to air Sunday morning, President Barack Obama, accompanied by the First Lady, opened up and revealed what he considers to be the biggest mistake of his first term.
No, it has nothing to do with his policies, those were good, he explained.
Instead, Obama told CBS News he needs to do a better job “explaining” where his policies will take the country during his second term — having good policy just isn’t enough.
He would also like to do a better job of “inspiring” the American people in the next go round.
“The mistake of my first term – couple of years – was thinking that this job was just about getting the policy right. And that’s important. But the nature of this office is also to tell a story to the American people that gives them a sense of unity and purpose and optimism, especially during tough times.”
If better storytelling still doesn’t turn the economy around, the Obama administration will consider the nuclear option, which is to order all Americans to close their eyes and click their heels together three times while repeating “there’s no place like hope… there’s no place like hope…”