In a reference to the GOP front-runner, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Obama said: "You've got a governor whose state is on fire denying climate change. It's true."Some say one was caused by an ATF agent. (Gee, I thought our President Barack Obama was in charge of bringing global warming to heel)
"You've got audiences cheering at the prospect of somebody dying because they don’t have healthcare and booing a service member in Iraq because they're gay. "That's not reflective of who we are," Obama said.
The comments came at one of four events for his reelection campaign Sunday...But, apparently catcalls are America. But what if the catcaller is the president of the United States. In a speech. Oops.
No, this one, in front of well-heeled supporters and White House pool reporters.
We're not just bitter clingers, no, no, no, we're pure evil. And our houses deserve to burn.
More. Playing to the base.
So the Obama people feel that amping up the base is their best play. And yet, many will counter, won’t this strategy perforce alienate still more independents? [snip]
But there’s something else important to them. “They also want someone who can run things, a person who can make things work,” Molyneux says.Still on the Left Coast:
"President Barack Obama will spend part of Monday hobnobbing with celebrities and other power-brokers in Los Angeles ... Then, Obama will head to the Fig and Olive, a restaurant on Los Angeles' trendy Melrose Place, for a private fundraiser co-hosted by investment manager John Emerson, consultant Andy Spahn, Hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg and Tennis Channel CEO Ken Solomon, a Democrat with knowledge of the event told CNN. The campaign official said the cost to attend is $17,900 per person."Obama Gaffe: 'Asking a Billionaire to Pay the Same Tax Rate as a Jew - as a Janitor'
The Hill on the Left Coast remarks: "This is a choice about the fundamental direction of our country," the president said. You got that...right.
More. Via the Instapundit, Dem distractions and smears.