Obama-Induced 'Post-Partisan Depression'?

Rep. Barney Frank vents about Obama being too trusting of Republicans, who he says are "nuts."


Rep. Barney Frank told Lawrence O'Donnell on last night's The Last Word on MSNBC that President Obama has been "too trusting of the Republicans" given "how right-wing the Republican Party has become."

"He said he would govern in a post-partisan manner; I got post-partisan depression," Frank said.

However, he wasn't too depressed to find the campaign for the Republican nomination "very entertaining," and he concluded the interview by suggesting a slogan for 2012 Democratic candidates: "We're not perfect, but they're nuts."

Franks' criticism wasn't reserved for Obama, for Republicans or even for elected officials. He also expressed frustration with voters, who treat "politics" like a bad word and don't want politicians to "talk about one of the most important parts of the job."

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