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President Barack Obama walks from the Oval Office to the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, to make remarks about being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. (AP)
President Barack Obama walks from the Oval Office to the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, to make remarks about being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. (AP)

Barack Obama’s presidential scorecard is getting one tough going-over these days.
The Nobel Peace Prize committee may see his message alone as a winner. Critics on the left and right do not. When they’re not charging socialism, conservatives crow he is all talk. Progressives complain he hasn’t delivered when it comes to change.
A massive healthcare reform could shift the tone — and right now it’s moving on Capitol Hill. But the audience has grown tough. Even on Saturday Night Live.
This hour, On Point: Arianna Huffington, Byron York, and Jack Beatty, on the Obama scorecard now.
You can join the conversation. Tell us what you think — here on this page, on Twitter, and on Facebook.Guests:

Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post.

Byron York, chief political correspondent for The Washington Examiner.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic.

Watch Saturday Night Live's Oct. 3 skit on President Obama's scorecard (and see what the fact-checking site Politifact had to say about the SNL checklist):

This program aired on October 14, 2009.

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