One of the main story lines of this year’s elections has been Democratic Senate candidates fleeing from President Obama, even as he insists that his policies are on the ballot and they are all his staunch supporters. The spectacle has had plenty of entertainment value, but its significance shouldn’t be overlooked. While they don’t want to admit it publicly or even to pollsters, it is obvious that nearly all Democrats realize that the Obama administration has been a failure. Some have compared them to rats leaving a sinking ship, but Michael Ramirez sums up the phenomenon beautifully. Click to enlarge:
In years to come, we can expect service in the Obama administration to be scrubbed from lots of Democrats’ resumes.