View Full Version : Fourth-Grader To Obama: Why Does Everyone Hate You?

10-15-2009, 06:04 PM
At a town hall event in New Orleans, President Obama took a question from a fourth-grader named Terrence who wanted to know, "Why does everyone hate you?"

"They're supposed to love you," he continued.

After the crowd swooned, Obama responded that the boy should take criticism of him with "a grain of salt."

"One party feels like they need to poke you, keep you on your toes," he said.

"When things are tough, you're gonna get some of the blame," Obama said. But, he added, "I'm a tough guy. Are you a tough guy? You look pretty tough."