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

LewTheProf Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 11:20 AM
Moron! Maintenance and defense of the infrastructure of this country IS the job of the federal government. This incident simply serves to clearly illustrate how remiss they have been in doing so. The point is that the volumes of money pi-s-sed away into these, one by one, failing green jobs, which is NOT any of the government's business (except that they unconstitutionally make it so), there would be enough money to properly take care of and prepare for these sorts of eventualities. What this president wasted on Solyndra alone, would have more than updated and upgraded Colorado's forest service, and perhaps even a few others as well. That is the point!

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...