Typically, President Obama is all too willing to put his face in front of a camera (with the accompanying TOTUS), but suddenly, after S&P downgraded our credit, our fearless leader (cough, cough) is nowhere to be found. So what gives? Is he still exhausted from dancing barefoot in the Rose Garden at his big star-studded, 50th birthday celebration?
President Obama still has yet to make a statement on the downgrade
of a AAA status that has been in place for almost 100 years. The
president left yesterday for Camp David in yet another in a a long
series of vacations. This latest vacation comes just hours after Obama
celebrated his 50th birthday with a huge extravaganza at the White House
that saw Hollywood stars partying and dancing barefoot with Obama in
the Rose Garden until the wee hours of the morning. Read more.
President Obama finally came out this afternoon and made comments regarding the downgrade. However, given his weak, flat, blame game remarks, combined with a total lack of substance or new ideas, he should have just stayed in hiding.