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Storm Saves Obama From Himself

hvogel Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 6:49 PM
No matter how much Al Gore may claim otherwise, there has been no increase in hurricane frequency or hurricane strength during the entire run of "global warming." That period of warming ended 16 years ago, by the way. Recent news. Perhaps you should Google it.

If President Obama had the time for some introspection on the campaign trail, he might take offense at all the media speculation (and in many cases wishful thinking gussied up as speculation) that his response to Hurricane Sandy will give him the edge going into Election Day.

In effect, people are saying: "Obama is doing the minimum requirements of his job, what a game-changer!"

Now, one could quibble about whether he's really doing what a president should. He's handing out a bunch of checks, which is warranted, but he has staff to do that. Moreover, presidential photo ops at disaster sites...