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Storm Saves Obama From Himself

poseur Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 9:54 PM
GOP proved that they have nothing to offer the nation economically except an oligarchic vision based upon further enriching those already bathing in riches while making sure that they don't shoulder any social responsibility via tax increases, while proposing tax increases on the working poor and gutting programs for the vulnerable Republicans are being exposed as craven hate mongers who may have run out of things to gin up hatred about. The latest attempt to gin up a religious feud and make contraception an wedge issue at the expense of women and their health and sexual freedom, exposed them for the hateful, misogynistic, backward, craven immoral extremists that they are.

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...