President Obama in Dallas but the problem is on the border

What if President Bush had gone to Louisiana in September 2005 to attend a fundraiser rather than follow up with Katrina? I think that you know the answer to that one. Well, President Obama is in Texas but not the border.  To be fair, fundraising is part of the job but this administration is tone deaf to the core. Why isn't he down where the action is? My guess is that he does not want to own the problem or be seen with kids on the border. At the same time, his refusal to go down reinforces his lack of leadership. The bottom line is that he loses both ways and you are hearing from Democrats like Rep Cuellar of South Texas: "Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas, for instance, has charged that the White House was "not reacting fast enough."    The timing of the Democratic fundraising events, planned long in advance, couldn't be worse for the president politically.   More than 50,000 unaccompanied children, mostly...(Read Full Post)