not ideologicalPresident Obama is fast approaching lame duck
status as the public’s opinion of him sours. Only four in ten
Americans
now think
he can effectively manage the federal
government,  and a majority (53 percent) don’t find him honest
or trustworthy. But there is one thing Americans can still trust
Obama to do,
raise lots of money
for Democrats running in elections next
year. It may not matter what Obama says at these fundraisers (even
if they’re attended by the 47 percent that still trust him) as it’s
presumably his position as president that draws donors. He doesn’t
just show up and smile, though. Sometimes he’s good for a
laugh.


From Reuters:

President Barack Obama, on a fundraising swing in
Seattle on Sunday, described himself as “not a particularly
ideological person” despite ongoing political clashes with
Republicans over healthcare, the economy, and immigration
reform.

He’s
not a socialist
, he just thinks he’s always right. And
everything that’s not is Republicans’ fault. That may not make him
seem particularly ideological, but it does make him seem
particularly partisan and petty.

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