Not to mention he would also have to say "Pretty Please?"
Isn't it amazing that in a crisis strong leadership is demanded by the Women folk and the public. The touchy feely I feel your pain leadership is not what you need. When lives are at stake Strong Male Leadership is what the public expects.
Girly Men take a hike this is a job for "Real Men". And the Media is wanting to know when does the Military arrive? The hated Military when things are going well, we are not at war and we don't feel threatened. But let the crap hit the fan and the question is where is the Military?