This morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, co-host Joe Scarborough talked about President Obama’s terrible poll numbers and said that some think “David Plouffe is now acting as president of the United States."
“This is historic, historically low approval ratings and you look at him in the White House now, I would say that he's more isolated than any president in modern American history,” Scarborough, a former Republican congressman, said of President Obama. “Most of his staff have left. And he's basically in there with one or two people. Some have suggested that David Plouffe is now acting as president of the United States because they are running the campaign. But you look, he doesn't have his close advisers around him. He's got Valerie, but everybody else has scattered.”