That's s Isaiah's The World Today Just Nuts "Mouser and Glory Hog".
Barack certainly is a glory hog. And he wanted the big photo-op today. In part to help with his own re-election. But also to be sure that no one's really focusing on the unemployment numbers -- no one on broadcast. Here's a sampling:
AFP - - 1 hour ago
With the unemployment rate still a grinding 8.8 percent, an expected poor number for positions created across the country last month could put new pressure on the government to find more ways to help the jobless. On Thursday a surprising jump in the ...
Applications for unemployment benefits hit 8-month high Los Angeles Times
Applications for US jobless benefits surge MarketWatch
It's worse than a lot of us have imagined. And we thought it was pretty bad.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot" for Thursday: