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President Obama Votes Present Again

Well, I suppose we can say at least he’s consistent in his inability to ever, you know, lead:

A fiery President Obama insisted Tuesday that if he and congressional leaders couldn’t reach a deal to avert a government shutdown, “I want a meeting again tomorrow here at the White House.”

“I will invite the same folks that we invited today,” he added. “And if that doesn’t work, we’ll invite them again the day after that. And I will have my entire team available to work through the details of getting a deal done.”

Obama’s team may not include the president himself. Despite the impasse in Washington over federal spending, the president as of early Wednesday was scheduled to give two speeches outside of Washington: one on energy in the Philadelphia suburbs, then another Wednesday evening to a group of black political activists in New York.

If the schedule remains intact, it will be the president’s first trip outside the capital since he officially declared Monday he will seek a second term. And while Obama (D) and his aides have repeated said he will not focus on his campaign in the next few months, his schedule may contradict those words.

Oooh, but he’s fiery and stuff! Totally fired up! For campaigning.

And a little schmoozing with his race baiting buddy Sharpton:

In New York City, Obama he won’t be wooing big-money donors, like he did last week. Instead, he will appear at the 20th anniversary of National Action Network, the group run by black activist and Obama backer the Rev. Al Sharpton.

President stuff is hard! Can’t he just finish his waffle? (and sneak a smoke out back?)

In fact, I’m fairly certain that is why he is running for re-election. He wants to continue his habitual campaigning so as to duck that pesky having to actually govern thing.

h/t Michelle Malkin

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