Friday, August 31, 2012
President Obama will visit Louisiana after all.
◼ Obama campaign spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki told POLITICO earlier Friday that the president had no plans yet to visit the Gulf state and review damage from Hurricane Isaac, even though Mitt Romney announced plans to visit Friday. - Donovan Slack/Politico
But the White House announced a few hours later that he is now planning to go there.
◼ OBAMA CAMPAIGNS AS RED STATE DROWNS; SEVEN RALLIES BEFORE LOUISIANA VISIT
Bottom line: This morning, Mitt Romney led and President Empty Chair was forced to follow.
And it's a beautiful thing.