Paul Krugman: Ignore the silly media narrative, Obama’s doing well

There are, I suppose, some people who are disappointed that Mr. Obama didn’t manage to make our politics less bitter and polarized. But that was never likely. The real question was whether he, with help from Nancy Pelosi and others, could make real progress on important issues. And the answer, I’m happy to say, is yes, he could.

— Paul Krugman: Yes he could (Healthcare & climate: President Obama’s big deals)