At last we know why Obama didn't go to Wisconsin to campaign for Tom Barrett. The weekend before the election he was in Minnesota for a fund raiser and flew over Wisconsin to a fund raiser in Chicago but shucks, a man can only do so much. There was money to be raised for his campaign and as President he has a lot of responsibilities.
"Well, you know, the truth of the matter is that as President of the United States I've got a lot of responsibilities, uhhh, I was supportive of Tom and, uh, had been supportive of Tom. Ahhh, but, obviously, uhh, I would like to have seen a different result…"