Some might suggest the President should start by kicking his own ass.
Obama tried staged anger as a ploy today in interviews with NBC’s Today Show.
He tried out some new material, including jabs at BP CEO Tony Hayward, who said this week that “I want my life back” and claimed the “environmental impact of this disaster is likely to be very, very modest” because the Gulf is “a big ocean.”
Obama’s response: “He wouldn’t be working for me after any of those statements.”
Obama’s appearance on the Today Show is part of a new White House propaganda campaign to show Obama is “actively engaged” in dealing with the oil spill. Obama’s advisors worry about polls which show most Americans think the President blew it on handling the spill.
“I don’t sit around just talking to experts because this is a college seminar, we talk to these folks because they potentially have the best answers — so I know whose ass to kick,” Obama told Today Show host Matt Lauer.
Anyone got a mirror?
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