why does obama choose to interfere with state elections?
should he even be campaigning at the state level in places like virginia and new jersey ? isn't he just interfering with the state government by doing so ? as after all there voting for state government representatives not federal politicians ?
Asked By: R.S. - 11/2/2009
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Review your history, young fella...Presidents of either party are considered their party leader, and both Republican and Democratic presidents have campaigned for their party's nominees throughout history. Why? For one thing, getting initiatives through is a whole lot easier when you are dealing with your own party (... More
Answered By: Armchair Goddess - 11/2/2009
Additional Answers (14)
He is not doing anything other Presidents haven't done.
Answered By: MINDY - 11/2/2009
No he shouldnt be. but he can do whatever he wants and he can get away with anything
Answered By: Casey M - 11/2/2009
They all do it! It has been done for years!
Answered By: Deb M - 11/2/2009
Oh, you mean like how he petitioned the Supreme Court to stop the vote count in Florida and declare him the winner of the election, even though he lost?
Answered By: bdouglasharris - 11/2/2009
All presidents have and will continue to campaign on behalf of their party.
Answered By: Mommy of 2 Boys - 11/2/2009
Federal, state, local, it's all government. The President is Head of Government. Period. He can campaign for whoever he wants. He is not the only President to do so.
Answered By: Steph W (I'm Baaack) - 11/2/2009
You might ask the same question of President John Adams, who wrote letters extolling various candidates for election from his office. Every President has done this since his day... More
Answered By: Doug B - 11/2/2009
At least he is not putting forth people who do not even live in the districts and states for candidates. Politicians will be politicians but for the Conservatives/Republicans to bring in those who have no idea of the local issues and say "This is your local Candidate" sounds an awful lot like hypocrisy to me.
Answered By: James E Lewis AKA choteau - 11/2/2009
It has been going on and will continue to go on since day one of this country. He is doing the same thing that almost all the men who were presidents before him did. Nothing wrong with it.
Answered By: fatboysdaddy - 11/2/2009
He is not interfering. He is campaigning. And ALL presidents have done it. The world didn't begin the day you started paying attention to it, babydoll. grow up.
Answered By: Pat - 11/2/2009
He can do so if he wants. There is no law against it. Ask the same of Palin.
Answered By: Sassy One - 11/2/2009
All presidents do this,catch up.
Answered By: momw - 11/2/2009
If the Reps were to win in VA and NJ, it would be taken s a rejection of Obama policies, and would give Nancy Pelosi and a few others something to worry about. Now, we can;t have that, could we??
Answered By: TedEx - 11/2/2009
maybe he'll contact ACORN AGAIN TO DIG UP THE NAMES OF SOME MORE DEAD VOTERS HA HA!
Answered By: Dr.feel me - 11/3/2009
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