Skip to comments.Prez caught in a snit storm
Posted on 10/26/2010 3:33:33 AM PDT by Scanian
That's the shocking kiss-off that Rhode Island's Democratic candidate for governor gave President Obama yesterday when he found out the campaigner-in-chief wouldn't be endorsing him.
"He can take his endorsement and really shove it," a furious Frank Caprio said in a radio interview just hours before Obama touched down in Rhode Island to fund-raise and campaign for congressional hopefuls there.
After his campaign said last week that Caprio would be honored to have Obama's backing, the Democrat was singing a different tune yesterday.
"What I'm saying to President Obama very clearly is, I'll wear as a badge of honor and a badge of courage that he doesn't want to endorse me as a Democrat," he said. "Because I am a different kind of Democrat."
Caprio called Obama's rebuff "Washington insider politics at its worst."
Caprio also fumed that Obama has ignored Rhode Islanders, who are suffering under one of the highest unemployment rates in the country.
"Now he's coming into Rhode Is land treating us like an ATM machine," Caprio said.
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Best headline of the decade! That really had me LOL.
LMAO! That pic is great - rofl