to secure a free-trade agreement with South
Korea 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.
- "This was neither; it was a whiff" - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
- "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 (H/T @Tagami)
- "Instead of a solid single, it looks more like a shallow hit that barely got him to first base" - Matthew Cooper, National Journal
- "Obama as Ichiro" - Rick Klein, ABC News
- "Lately, it's mostly just been broken bats flying into the stands" - Jeri Thompson, co-host, The Fred Thompson Show