Obama to Democrats “We Are Keeping Score”
The president recently had a meeting with the House Democratic Caucus. Dismayed by the fact that not everybody likes everything that he is doing he got a little testy with members of his party.
This is what he had to say to one House Democrat:
“Don’t think we’re not keeping score, brother.”
That comment was made toward a Democrat, Peter DeFazio, who had the audacity (of hope) to vote against the stimulus bill. In the arrogant mind of the president nobody is supposed to disagree with him.
This was a threat. “We are keeping score.” In other words if you do not support the president 100% you can forget about support (money) from the national Democrat party when it is time for re-election.
Just in case the president didn’t know it, the representatives are elected by the people to serve the people, they are not elected to serve the president. The reason they face re-election every two years is so they can be held accountable to the people on a regular basis.
The only score that should matter is the score that the people are keeping.