“The success of many of these Democratic candidates will depend on their own success in motivating voters that strongly supported the president in 2012,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Tuesday. “It’s their name that’s on the ballot.”
“The bottom line is, though, these are are all folks who vote with me; they have supported my agenda in Congress,” Obama said.
He continued: “So this isn’t about my feelings being hurt. These are folks who are strong allies and supporters of me. I tell them — I said, you do what you need to do to win. I will be responsible for making sure that our voters turn out.”
Well, that was pretty transparent.
The Telegraph gives the facade: From patron saint to pariah: how Barack Obama became toxic for Democrats