Monday, September 5, 2011

Occasionally they tell the truth: Pete DeFazio (Oregon congressman) on Obama

Here is a left wing congressman expressing disillusionment with Obama. From KGW-TV in Portland, Oregon:

"DeFazio says Obama lacks will to fight, may lose Oregon"
http://www.kgw.com/news/local/Democratic-Oregon-Congressman-Rips-into-President-128046958.html

He says the following about Obama, regarding the debt limit fight:
"Fight? I don’t think it’s a word in his vocabulary."
DeFazio doesn't understand that Obama got exactly what he wanted out of that negotiation: A better chance of re-election. At the expense of left wing nutjobs like DeFazio and his constituents. Obama doesn't care about them, he cares about himself.

Back to the article:
"Asked if he was surprised [about Oregon being in play due to Obama's falling popularity], the congressman shrugged. 'Not at all,' DeFazio said. 'One guy asked me, "Give me 25 words what he's about and what he’s done for me." I’m like, "It could have been worse."'"

Wow! How's that for a ringing endorsement?!