He's canceling NASA's Ares rocket program. I'm all for that. NASA long past the days of being able to produce worthwhile manned missions and Ares has all the traits of a program fated to fail on all parts of fast/cheap/good.
He also told the Republicans the voters "didn't send us to Washington to fight each other in some sort of political steel-cage match to see who comes out alive." True for most of them . . . but the way things are going we might want try the experiment and see if it gets better results than the current system.