Did you ever have to draft a piece of economic recovery legislation, work really hard to load it down with all sorts of decadent goodies like food stamps and energy assistance for poor people, until it's the day of and you realize, "Hey, I need some Republicans to vote for this too?" So you race to redo the whole thing, pick up some business tax cuts at the drug store, drop billions of dollars in education funding and race to the Senate floor only to discover that not only do they still hate it, but you also forgot that February 14 is also their mother's birthday and they are most certainly not going to vote for it.
Folks, this is exactly what our president is going through right now, which is why we suggest he send these Valentines to make it up to the poor, jilted Republicans in Congress:
(Thanks to Angela Inferrera on the design and Photoshoppin'. More Valentines after the jump).
Tags: Barack Obama, Economy, Valentine's Day