Jan 15 2010

Like A Moth To The Flame

Published by at 3:03 pm under 2010 Elections,All General Discussions

This is a politically naive move:

President Barack Obama will campaign for Massachusetts Senate candidate Martha Coakley on Sunday, POLITICO has learned, a sign that Democrats believe the seat remains winnable enough that it’s worth risking the president’s prestige.

Apparently our young president cannot help but try and prove he still has some magical political clout. He thinks he is going to waltz into the state and wave is magical TelePrompTer and undo months of mistakes?

I feel like I am watching one of those poker shows were you know the person who checked has a royal flush and the guy with 2 pair (The President) just went all in. I know his signature obsession (health care) is on the line, but it is now too late to run to Massachusetts and save it. This rising opposition in the populace been building for 10 months.

I doubt this helps Coakley because more people who are fed up with DC but who may have been in her camp are now going to bail just on the audacity of it all.

Addendum: Imagine the uproar if President Bush went to campaign in TX for a troubled GOP senator while their was a humanitarian emergency going on in Haiti?

People do notice these things.

Update: Baghdad Gibbs (or is it White House Bob) is at The Podium Of Terminal Denial again:

“We’re not on the ballot. There’s a campaign in Massachusetts going on. We’re happy to lend our support,” said press secretary Robert Gibbs. “I think the president believes he can be helpful and is happy to accept the invitation.”

Who is buying this stuff? Yeah, it has nothing to do with Obamacare or Obamanomics. And I am sure the President is giddy with ‘happy’ to be racing to a deep blue state to save a deep blue democrat senate seat.

Other than that Mrs. Lincoln, did you enjoy the play?

Addendum: I think I know why Obama is really heading to MA. I bet you the centrist dems said they were not going to continue to debate the health care bill until the election was over. And if Coakley lost the bill was dead. That would get President “Happy” moving.

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22 Responses to “Like A Moth To The Flame”

  1. marksbbr says:

    Obama is going to campaign in Massachusetts for the Democrat… yeah his campainging for Corzine did a lot of good. Seriously, he needs to stop pretending to be “bipartisan” when he does this.

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