Yesterday I went on with Laura Flanders to discuss Obama’s new drilling plan. Watching it now, I think the main lesson is that I desperately need more sleep, or at least a professional make-up artist to hide the bags under my eyes.

Here it is:

One quick follow-up note: I think my focus on Republican votes was somewhat overblown, an analytical mistake that lots of people have been making over the last few days. As much as Republicans, Obama’s move was meant to appeal to — and provide cover for — conservadems like Landrieu and Warner. Chris Bowers is smart on this point.