It’s great to see dems turning on Obama, but it seems like he is a little too late. See below…
With all the drama in the world, this would seem a good time for No Drama Obama to roll up his sleeves and get everyone to chill. But President Obama doesn’t seem to be thinking much about work.
So says a growing contingent in Washington, including Democrats, as Obama appears content to run out the clock on his White House tenure.
Crises are cascading overseas and his domestic agenda is going nowhere, but the president stubbornly refuses to adjust his priorities, sticking to fundraisers, photo-ops and ritual denouncements of Congress.
With Gaza in flames, a shot-down passenger jet escalating the crisis in Ukraine and tens of thousands of unaccompanied children streaming across the border, Obama chose to head out West for fundraisers and is scheduled to leave Aug. 9 for a 16-day vacation on tony Martha’s Vineyard.
The president and his family will stay at a $12 million beachfront estate, complete with a pool, hot tub, basketball and tennis courts — and plenty of golfing opportunities.
A president once credited for keeping the long view and staying above the political fray is now being called detached and uninterested in using the tools of his office to resurrect a second term plagued by mishaps.
Still months away from the midterm elections, even Obama’s allies question whether the man who pledged to change Washington can get anything done — or is simply resigned to lame-duck status.
“He looks like he’s on auto-pilot,” one House Democratic lawmaker complained as Obama left town for three days of fundraisers. “The bear is loose. He needs to be reminded to come back.”
Read more: Washington Examiner