January 16, 2012
Campaign Monday (on the Incumbent Side)
Meanwhile, as the remaining GOP candidates, kept afloat by enmity and Superpac money, attempt to dismember CEO-from-central casting, Mitt Romney, in debate #413, the President further co-opts the right wing agenda with another strategic photo-op. This time, using a fun visual of the current bureaucratic rats nest he easily might have lifted from Boehner or McConnell, Mr. Obama trumpets the consolidation of federal agencies to make the government more responsive to business.
(photo: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images caption: U.S. President Barack Obama points to a chart of how government currently works or small businesses while speaking about government reform in the East Room of the White House January 13, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama is asking Congress for consolidation authority to merge government agencies into smaller single entities starting with those centering around business and trade..)