With political backing dwindling for Obama nationwide and his policies (foreign or domestic) not garnering any support, Democratic candidates are distancing themselves from Obama for this year’s midterm election.
“It’s like Obama has Ebola,” MSNBC host Chris Matthews said after seeing video of Michelle Nunn (D-GA) and Mark Begich (D-AK) avoiding questions directed at them about voting for President Obama in 2008 and 2012.
“I wasn’t near him! I didn’t touch him,” Matthews mocked, portraying the candidates who could do nothing but walk past silently to avoid positioning themselves with Obama in order to get elected.
“They can tell they don’t want to be caught on camera, because it’ll turn into an ad,” said Perry Bacon.
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