Democratic strategist James Carville told me that the White House was in the wrong when it requested that the President address Congress on the same night and time as a Republican presidential debate.Carville knows when you can and cannot get away with political games, and he knows Obama got burned on this one and it was his own fault.
“I do think this is a really big debate and I think the White House was out of bounds…in trying to schedule a speech during a debate,” Carville said on “GMA.”
This will be Gov. Rick Perry’s first debate, and as Carville said this morning the stakes are high.
“Given a choice between watching a debate and the speech I would have watched the debate and I’m not even a Republican or even close to being a Republican,” he said, adding it will be a “barn burner.”
Friday, September 02, 2011
Former presidential adviser James Carville thinks Obama blew it on the jobs bill speech:
Posted by Rick Moore on 9/02/2011