Adolescent mentality at work.

As President Barack Obama accuses Republicans of wasting taxpayer money on a lawsuit against him, Obama himself is traveling all over the country at taxpayer expense, eating barbecue, raising money, and indulging his inner celebrity before adoring crowds.

“We love you! We love you!” the people shouted in Kansas City on Wednesday. “Thank you,” Obama replied, as he launched into a partisan speech, criticizing Republicans for blocking his liberal “opportunity agenda” and listing all the things he’s done on his own:

“So some of the things we’re doing without Congress are making a difference, but we could do so much more if Congress would just come on and help out a little bit, Obama said.

“Just come on. Come on and help out a little bit. Stop being mad all the time. (Applause.) Stop just hating all the time. Come on. (Applause.) Let’s get some work done together,” said the president who has shown no inclination to negotiate with Congress, even when he’s in Washington.

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