Closing Arguments: Obama ‘Bullied’ Over Health Care?

By David Schoetz

Aug 14, 2009 11:37pm

President Obama yesterday was subjected to some penetrating questions by a surprisingly robust interviewer — an 11-year-old from Florida named Damon Weaver who asked the president about everything from funding education to basketball. "I notice as president you get bullied a lot. How do you handle it?" Weaver asked the president. "You mean people say mean things about me?" President Obama responded. "I think that when you're president you're responsible for a lot of things and people are having a tough time, they're hurting out there, and the main thing I try to do is just stay focused on trying to do a good job and try to be understanding that sometimes people are going to be mad about things." The young reporter was certainly on point. The president spent today in Montana trying to sell his health care plan to increasingly skeptical Americans. So tonight we ask: At this point, do you think President Obama is winning the argument? Or do you remain unconvinced by his plans for health care reform? Tell us what you think. You can follow "Nightline" anytime on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Nightline.

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