Here’s the background:
Pres. Obama departs 3rd and final fundraiser of the day. Now heading back to DC – rather than spend night in Westchester as orig planned.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) August 30, 2014
And here are the two depressing things:
- That President Obama thinks that going back to DC while the world is melting down instead of staying where he was after a busy day of fundraising* is an improvement in Obama’s behavior.
- And that it actually is**.
Barack Obama: a man who does not so much believe in being graded on a curve as he more or less demands it.
*Because God forbid that Barack Obama temporarily not fund-raise while there are bad things happening.
**Note: I am not saying that Obama’s behavior is good. Just that it’s slightly better than what he was doing before.