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Originally posted by jam321
reply to post by Spoodily
If he was really a man of character he would have been there as soon as he heard of the crisis.
Originally posted by Entrainment
I don't mean to sound paranoid here, call it a "feeling" if you will, but something is amiss behind the scenes somewhere... I feel like this whole mess could be serving as a distraction for something else... of course I don't know what...it's just a feeling
Too many unprecedented things happening all at once...its like sensory overload all of the sudden.
As far as playing politics, both are doing it. Why do you think they were holding these back and forth events trying to out stage each other? Of course you won't see it that way. Your a die hard Obama fan. He does no wrong. He only wants to help the little guy. Well, where has he been the last year plus. He sure hasn't been helping the little guy.
“It would not be helpful at this time to have them come back during these negotiations and risk injecting presidential politics into this process or distract important talks about the future of our nation’s economy,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said in a statement. “If that changes, we will call upon them. We need leadership; not a campaign photo-op.”
Originally posted by FiatLux
They both need to be back in Washington doing what their getting paid to do. With the state this countries in, this should be top priority for them both. I think we all can live without the mud slinging, slamming and flip flops for a few days, there`s still plenty of time for that.
Originally posted by SectionEight
He [Obama] should have did the townhalls instead of blowing them off.