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Obama administration's handling of the deep water horizon oil spill this past spring and summer -- just how -- this White House is at dealing with a national emergency now the oil.
Spewed from the broken BP well for 86 days and one of the people that saw the administration's lackluster effort firsthand.
Well as Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal and his new book.
Governor Jindal is holding nothing back when it comes to placing blame in president Obama's -- saying the federal government.
Believe quote the elite could fix everything.
But in the end he says it was the advice from local leaders and.
Parish presidents and fishermen that really made the difference joining me now to explain is the man himself is brand new book leadership and crisis is now in stores all around the country.
The governor from the great state of Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal as well -- -- Look at the -- thanks for being here.
-- Tom thank you for having me on your show it's right exactly do you know I don't get shocked too awful what I'm reading books.
You you tell the story two weeks -- the oil spill and -- we now know for example three days after the oil spill that.
-- -- the countries were offering boom and ends cameras and all these things.
You tell a story Air Force One pulls up you're there to meet the president it's two weeks into this bill.
You think the president said talk about the -- -- pulls you aside and excoriated you tell us what happen.
So on this start his first visit -- gets up Air Force One he's clearly angry that tipped off some Washington reporters to watch it's all up breasts done.
I thought for sure he's mad about oil smack about the lack of a plan -- -- mad about the slow response.
That's not it at all.
-- -- is mad about is the chance that he might look bad he gets he's mad at me about a letter we'd set a routine letter we sent the day before about all things.
About food stamps and he was so angry and at the same time he is getting out of eight.
Rom Emanuel was cursing out my -- -- on the same tarmac at I -- tell Mr.
President with all due respect.
We're mad about food stamps -- -- at the lack of a response and lack of a plan.
But Sean it's a pattern this administration has been disconnected from the facts on the ground they -- respond the walls balls fell well they didn't cut -- the red tape and bureaucracy.
Two weeks ago the voters told them they weren't responding while the economic challenges -- our country faces.
The country wants of that create the conditions were good paying private sector jobs instead they're expanding obamacare take over car companies raising our taxes borrow more money so.
There's a pattern here but it was sold -- it was so surreal.
I couldn't believe that's what got an angry.
Let me the other thing you tell the story that you -- to say if I have a meeting with the president before the meeting brain breaks up the president looks you.
And I think the quote the uses -- and telling you noticed.
Going on television -- criticize him.
That's exactly this is the second time he comes down the of those state of Louisiana after the oil spill tells me and -- not guess -- stop on TV to criticize me.
And then ironically immediately afterwards he goes out to give his remarks in front of press.
His staff person wants me to stand right next to him in a camera shot -- a fortunately governor Chris moved me out of the way out more happy to give on the ground that.
See here's a crazy thing that were sold -- about perception.
As I say in the book and later different prices don't worry about the politics worry about getting the job -- don't take care of itself but time and time again there was movements gamers sitting in the -- they wouldn't let him be unbelievable you talked about that offers from foreign governments and admiral -- that -- takes gamers that your made available to us it was just.
It was the bureaucracy is -- this is what happens when government gets so big he can't do its -- functional well.
It's funny -- you have great chapters in the spoke about it in immigration and then spending and the how America's movement and a socialist direction and corruption.
But the people one of the things that I think separate your governing philosophy from that of the president I think can be summed up as -- relates to the oil spill -- -- said.
-- this oil spill teaches us one thing it's that -- distant central command and control model.
Simply doesn't work with the fast moving ever changing crisis that's unfolding.
So is this sort of philosophically the big divide between UN -- President Obama.
-- that's exactly -- also write in the book that the bigger the government gets the more taxes the more expands the less liberty less freedom we have.
The left doesn't like to hear this but the founding fathers intended a limited government I've got a great idea for our new Republican majority in the house.
Let's return or part time congress we used to take -- not to -- props.
Let's -- congressman not to pass bills lot longer they stay home the safer we all are you got it exactly right he believes in a bigger more expanded government.
We believe in a limited government we believe in American exceptional -- we believe in the American people not government it's so -- they give you everything it's big enough to take everything away.
-- -- that is to sum up how then do you think this president is you've gotten very high marks as as governor of Louisiana.
You seem to be by every account -- and I think so a rising star in the conservative movement in the country.
If he's as bad as you think.
-- think there's any chance you'd consider running in in 2012.
It's not going to be me there will be good candidates running we've got more work to do in Louisiana we've cut spending.
Cut taxes for fought -- dot com says we had the second best economic performance during the recession cut spending 26% overall simply taken office.
We've got more work to do bit.
What frightens me about this presidency double down after.
After the election he said all the communications probably American people adjust and understand all the great things he was trying to do for them and -- you're not talk about this on your show before I'm here to tell -- -- exactly right.
He is more ideologically you saw this before anybody more he -- more ideological not why there's going to be up up after the selection.
He has a chance move to the -- he's not doing that.
We need to change Washington DC we need to take our country.
-- governor I was excoriated for my analysis of his background his record -- associations.
I wish I was wrong for the sake of the country because his policies are failing.
And we can ill afford to continue down this path for two more years never more never mind six more years so.
Governor congrats on the book thanks -- -- appreciate it.
Thank -- --
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