January 16, 2009: A peek at Obama’s inaugural plan (Politico)

  • “I have such confidence in the American people,” Obama said in an interview last week with CNBC. “If you just play it straight with them, if you explain to them — here's our challenge, here's how we've gotten here and here's where I think we need to go — then I have enormous confidence that the American people will rise up to the challenge.