If the Weekly Standard hadn’t been checking David Axelrod’s tweets, I never would have known that Barack Obama dropped into his Chicago — Chicago! Home Town! — headquarters to, in Axelrod’s words “fire up the team.” He even includes a picture:
I’ll freely admit that I’m not the best in the world when it comes to reading people’s expressions, but those troops don’t look very fired up to me. The words that spring to mind are “bored,” “demoralized,” or even “trapped.” I’m thinking the team members are worried and the Great Orator’s words were not relieving their minds.
If you want to see a fired up team, check out this one:
Maybe Obama’s team should abandon ship and join Mitt’s and Ryan’s team….