While the country reels economically…

… Obama decides to remodel The White House according to Drudge:

SOURCES: While president was in Martha’s Vineyard, workers at White House have been busy installing new carpets, drapes, painting, etc. in Oval Office… Developing…

I’ll post the link as soon as it’s up. 

Amazing how he continues to manifest how completely out of touch with Americans he truly is.  And this yesterday will add to it:

He seemed intent on casting himself as above the political fray, saying he had more important work to do than to engage in the back and forth of the political “silly season.”

For example, Obama said he did not watch any of Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” rally Saturday on the National Mall.

“It’s not surprising that somebody like a Mr. Beck is able to stir up a certain portion of the country. That’s been true throughout our history,” he said. But “what I’m focused on is making sure that the decisions we’re making now are going to be be not good for the nightly news, not good even necessarily  for the next election, but are good for the next generation.”

By some estimates, half a million people were in DC yesterday.  Half a million.  And the President of the United States chalks it up to “somebody like a Mr. Beck” stirring people up.


He seems to in reality be not the President of all of us… but the President of some of us.

2012 will not get here soon enough.

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