Obama canceled a key firefighting equipment contract, and is now coming out for a photo op with the people he screwed.
Last year, in the middle of the fire season, while Rick Perry was still campaigning, the Forest Service simply terminate a contract with a company called Aero Union. Aero Union had operated6 Lockheed P-3 Orions, and was preparing to add a seventh to the fleet when the contract was canceled.
Obama wants to make sure that traffic and firefighters are tied up in the middle of an emergency, so that he can get an election year photo op.
WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama will tour the scene of devastating wildfires in Colorado on Friday, and thank firefighters battling some of the worst fires to hit the American West in decades.