A SECOND CHANCE: A 29-year-old ex-felon says he can't find a job because employers are wary. In response, Obama acknowledges "people who have made mistakes, particularly when they’re young." “I don’t blame employers being nervous about hiring someone with a record," he says. "On the other hand, one of the great things about America is that we give people second chances." (2:38 p.m.)
Sunday, January 24, 2010
Politico reports the following exchange at a recent "town hall" meeting:
To date, Obama has not granted a single presidential pardon or commutation of sentence. He is the fourth slowest president in the entire history of the United States to do so and will soon be passing John Adams to take over third place!