Maureen Dowd is not happy that President Obama isn’t a glad-hander.
President Standoffish doesn’t want to be seen as a stiff.
“Most people who know me know I’m a pretty friendly guy,” he protested at his White House press conference on Monday. “And I like a good party.”
Maybe. But the president always seems to be dancing alone. And that was the vibe of his swan-song press conference for Act One of his presidency.
Yeah, a man who was welcomed to Washington by a bunch of stuck-up Very Serious People who looked at him with the same love as they would for a wet dog at a wedding and a large group of ravening not-so-subtle racists who questioned everything from his citizenship to the size of his wife’s arms; how can he be so disinclined to suck up to them?