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Democrats' New Motto: Never Let a Wildfire Go to Waste

ahayes Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 6:56 AM
At least in federal parks you can cut your own firewood which at least lets the people using the campgrounds help contribute a little to keeping the forest from imploding. State parks won't let you do it even if it's criminally negligent to leave a tree as it is.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Did you know that President Obama has been incommunicado with Colorado's governor for more than two weeks as the nation's worst wildfires rage across the state? Maybe he thought we were all "doing fine." After an embarrassing Beltway press briefing revelation about our out-of-touch White House, the administration finally decided to divert the campaigner in chief from his nationwide fundraising frenzy for a quick look-see at our devastated city on Friday. It's "leadership from behind" you can count on.

On Wednesday, press secretary Jay Carney acknowledged that Obama hadn't talked to Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper...