I guess when the President suggested supporting people and businesses suffering in the Gulf, he meant us, not him.
Yes, the coastal governors mostly belong to the party of Abraham You-Know-Who. But these leaders need each other at a time like this. At his news conference last week, Obama honored their gubernatorial requests, saying:
I should also say that Americans can help by continuing to visit the communities and beaches of the Gulf Coast. I was talking to the governors just a couple of days ago, and they wanted me to remind everybody that except for three beaches in Louisiana, all of the gulf’s beaches are open. They are safe and they are clean.