George Will said Tuesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that President Obama always seems to be kept in the dark on controversial matters surrounding his administration, including ObamaCare.
“He seems to think that his job as chief executive is not to be the executive but to be angry at his own administration when it doesn't perform well,” said the syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor. “Fast and Furious, the IRS, Benghazi, NSA, investigation of our Mr. Rosen, there's just a list of things that surprise him.”
Tucker Carlson, editor of the Daily Caller and also a Fox News contributor, commented on the issue as well, saying that the White House is trying to “protect the principle” and that “this is Obama’s management style.”
“The president had no idea. I think this is part of a pattern that reveals a president who is distant, who is not involved in the details. Who is not a detail guy,” Carlson said. “Remember, his first interaction with Congress the very beginning of his first term, the stimulus, he stood back and let the Congress write the legislation without getting involved.”