From the front lines:
From: Whitney Tilson
Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 11:20 AM
Subject: My column: "A millionaire for higher taxes"
In DC, just chatted with Obama and stood behind him at his press conference re the Buffett rule. Just published the column below on the Washington Post web site.
As I shook his hand beforehand, I said, "Hi Mr. President, I'm Whitney Tilson of Democrats for Education Reform. We were early supporters of yours and I just wanted to thank you and Arne Duncan for the incredible work you're doing."
His eyes lit up and he said, "I remember your early support. We're making progress but we still have a lot of work to do."
I said, "We'll keep fighting for you" as he was hustled out of the room to start the press conference.