POTUS has requested a Joint Session of Congress at 8 PM on 9/7 to lay out his plan to create jobs, grow the economy, and reduce the deficit
I believe the last time he did this (other than regular SOTU speeches) was when health care reform was stuck in Congress.
To me, this means he's going all out on this one. And he's already let the Republicans know that if they block his proposals, he takes them on the campaign trail.
What's even more interesting is that this is the same night of the MSNBC GOP Presidential debate. I highly doubt that is a mistake.
UPDATE: Oh snap! At the press briefing today Jay Carney said that its up to NBC to decide what to do about their scheduled debate.
UPDATE 2: I can't tell you how much this announcement energizes me! For the last couple of weeks I feel like I've been sitting on my hands while the media trips over everything these nutjob Republican candidates say and the poutragers...well, while they do what they do - poutrage about the President.
He's done this so many times now you'd think they'd get used to it. I knew something was coming and you just have to sit back and wait for him to make his move.
Every time he does this, I'm reminded of my favorite video.
Update 3: Ruh-roh, Rusty has a problem with Wednesday, can we make it Thursday? And yeah, its just a coincidence that Thursday is the NFL season opener. LOL
I'd suggest you might want to duck Rusty. You're about to get "crushed."