Hurricane Sandy Takes Candidates Off Campaign Trail
Description:It may look to America like President Barack Obama is off the campaign trail. He's really not.
By commanding the response to a ferocious October storm a week before the election, Obama is employing a political advantage in the race to be president.
He is the president.
Clearly, Obama's imperative to act transcends the election. Superstorm Sandy's wrath is real. At a time of death and danger, any president is expected to lead for the people of every state, battleground or otherwise.(3:10)