With Obama’s talk this week that one term in office might be “enough” for him, it was interesting to look back at this video (via The Swamp) of the optimistic, newly inaugurated president just 12 days after he took the oath of office. Speaking to NBC’s Matt Lauer, Obama then suggested that the economy would not be fixed overnight, but if he hadn’t been able to fix it within three years, he should be “held accountable” and look at a “one-term proposition.”

There are also some other interesting nuggets from this past interview, including when the new president insisted he wouldn’t be spending much and closing Gitmo… Whoops:

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