Qute right. I knew he was not going to live up to his campaign rhetoric when he appointed Timothy fricking Geithner as Sec of Treasury. There was an interview with Merle Haggard years ago in Rolling Stone during the time around the election of Obama. Not that the Hag was some political brain, but the way he said it. I have to paraphrase, but the Hag said it is like when someone gets elected, “they” tell the electee, “If you don’t do this and this and this, we will come after your family and live will be in grave danger”. I think the “they” is big money, be it individual donors or big business. Neoliberalism at it’s finest.