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Democrats Begin To Figure Out That Obama is Disengaged

August 19, 2014

And a total drag on their party.

This article from the New York Times is getting a lot of play on Memeorandum right now…

Obama Is Seen as Frustrating His Own Party

The meeting in the Oval Office in late June was called to give President Obama and the four top members of Congress a chance to discuss the unraveling situation in Iraq.

But Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, wanted to press another point.

With Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, sitting a few feet away, Mr. Reid complained that Senate Republicans were spitefully blocking the confirmation of dozens of Mr. Obama’s nominees to serve as ambassadors. He expected that the president would back him up and urge Mr. McConnell to relent.

Mr. Obama quickly dismissed the matter.

“You and Mitch work it out,” Mr. Obama said coolly, cutting off any discussion.

Mr. Reid seethed quietly for the rest of the meeting, according to four separate accounts provided by people who spoke with him about it. After his return to the Capitol that afternoon, Mr. Reid told other senators and his staff members that he was astonished by how disengaged the president seemed.

In other words, Democrats have finally met the same Obama that Republicans have been dealing with since he first took office.

Hey, Harry Reid… Obama won.

Get over it.

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One Comment leave one →
  1. August 19, 2014 10:08 pm

    What? The guy who has 350+ pieces of legislation from the House stuck in his desk drawer – he wants help in moving nominations along? Where, oh where have the leaders gone?

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