During the Bush administration, a lot of progressive media critics -- including me -- criticized reporters for allowing Bush and his press secretaries to get away with blatantly not answering questions.
If Bush didn't answer a question, we argued, the others in the room should ask it again rather than letting him off the hook.
And that's exactly what ABC's Jake Tapper just did. President Obama didn't answer a direct question about whether a public plan is non-negotiable. So when the president called on Tapper, Tapper asked him to answer the previously-asked question. Good for him.