President Obama's Message to 'Griping and Groaning' Democrats

ABC News' Jake Tapper reports:

Last night at the Pyramid Club in Philadelphia, President Obama said “when I hear Democrats griping and groaning and saying, ‘Well, you know, the health care plan didn’t have a public option;’ and I don’t know, ‘The financial reform -- there was a provision here that I think we should have gotten better’; or, ‘You know what, yes, you ended the war in Iraq, the combat mission there, but you haven’t completely finished the Afghan war yet’; or this or that or the other -- I say, folks, wake up.”

Continued the president: “This is not some academic exercise. As Joe Biden put it, don’t compare us to the Almighty; compare us to the alternative.”

Our GMA report:

-Jake Tapper

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