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Why did Obama wait 70 days to accept help from other countries?

  1. Flightkeeper profile image73
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    Why did Obama wait 70 days to accept help from other countries?

  2. TinaMarieTad profile image78
    TinaMarieTadposted 7 years ago

    I don't really have an answer to this question, but it is a great question. I can't for the life of me understand why he waited so long to accept the help offered early on after the oil well explosion. Ignorance?Complacency? Pride? I could think of many other things, but won't go there further..

  3. Wayne Brown profile image83
    Wayne Brownposted 7 years ago

    Obama keeps claiming that he is doing all that he can do.  Well, that's a bald face lie with regard to the spill.  He is doing all he can do to court voters for the mid-term elections especially in the union labor and Latino segment.  He has not relaxed the Jones Act to allow more ships from other countries to come in and assist with cleanup efforts. In doing so, he has played to the unions.  He has done nothing to lean on the EPA to relax their choke hold on the Gulf. No one can broaden the effort to speed the cleanup without being blocked by the EPA. Again, Obama courting the rabid environmental vote.  Out in Arizona, he has played to the Latino/Hispanic sector again to grab the vote and get his amnesty package passed. He has no redeeming virtue and will do anything to further party politics (not the democratic party, the socialist!) and collect votes. He may think it smart but I think it will prove to be one of the dumbest things a President ever did in office. WB

  4. SheriSapp profile image59
    SheriSappposted 7 years ago

    I think this disaster has just interfered with his leisure activities and he is geneerally annoyed. He is a total narcisist who truly think he needs the help of noone. I think it was also due to his union ties and their opinion on foreign aid.