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August 31, 2012

Romney Tours Damaged Areas in Louisiana; Obama Suddenly Remembers "Oh, Right, I'm Still President, I'm Supposed To Do Things Like That" And Follows Romney's Lead

Remember when the media was insisting that Romney, apparently head of FEMA, cancel the convention to deal with Isaac?

Well, he's not the head of FEMA, but he did something the actual head of FEMA forgot to -- tour the affected areas.

President Barack Obama was today forced to announce he will fly to storm-hit Louisiana on Monday – hours after Mitt Romney beat him to the punch by deciding to head there this afternoon. After it emerged that Obama was still taking time to fit in a campaign stop in Cleveland, Ohio before checking out how clean-up operations are proceeding in the Bayou state, the Obama campaign abruptly cancelled that event.

'In light of the President’s travel to Louisiana to meet with local officials and view ongoing response and recovery efforts to Hurricane Isaac, President Obama will no longer travel to Cleveland, Ohio on Monday, September 3,' the campaign said in a terse statement.

Obama is the one actually in charge of FEMA. He's also the one with a solid block of campaign stops through the storm.


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