Interview with Congressman John Lewis 'Pull Up Your Pants for Barack Obama'

There are many in the US who would say that President Barack Obama is headed for a midterm election disaster. Democratic Congressman John Lewis isn't one of them. SPIEGEL spoke with Lewis about the difficulties Obama has encountered, Republican obstructionism and youth fashion.
US President Barack Obama at the White House: "You cannot say anything negative about Barack Obama in the African-American community and get away with it."

US President Barack Obama at the White House: "You cannot say anything negative about Barack Obama in the African-American community and get away with it."

Foto: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/ AP
Interview conducted by Marc Hujer
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