This is Obama's unique brand of leadership. We haven't seen it before, but that's probably because this is the first time he's really gotten angry. Pay no attention to the fact that this is the first time in his short Presidency (I know, it seems soooo looonnnnggggg) that his polling numbers are falling despite his every politically motivated tactic to raise them. Obama is trying to bring his
Obama points out that he has been busy...leadershipping on major issues, like Afghanistan, Bin Laden and the Greek Crisis. Afghanistan is a bald-faced political move; against the advice of his generals, Obama sets the return date for troops to happily coincide with elections. The Bin Laden football has been spiked into oblivion. Was it leadership that emerged after dithering for 16 hours over what to do? That was 2 months ago! Is Greece our problem, or rather, is it our most pressing problem at the moment? The only reasonable feat that Obama could claim credit for was that his daughters do their homework early. Of course, they are not protected by the separation of powers.
Obama wants Congress to get to work...but curiously he didn't seem to mention that the Democrat-controlled Senate has not provided a budget for over 2 years, though it is legally obligated to do so. I guess those guys can go on vacation, but the House better stay. Leadership!!!