Presidential contenders respond to a weather emergency

A devastatingly destructive storm struck parts of the eastern third of the country Friday night; millions are still without power. So the very next day President Barack Obama (D) - or one of his staffers - tweeted  the following helpful advice to his workers. Keep cool while you're canvassing this summer: OFA.BO/7JyjLP #Obama2012 Not so coincidentally, to help the canvasser remain cool, the link leads to guessed it...a Vote Obama tank top, "a stylish and fun way to show your support." It even has a "unisex fit" and, at $30, is the same price as the BFD tee shirt which has sleeves. Such a deal! Oh yes, he also called the governors of the severely impacted storm states to express his condolences for the loss of life and his concern for individuals and first responders still confronting the destruction and loss of power that is impacting communities as a result. The President told the Governors that he has directed FEMA to ensure they continue to provide necessary...(Read Full Post)