No, really, President Obama shamelessly said that he’s not ideological during his interview on “Meet the Press” this morning.

With a straight face! Viewers could not keep a straight face, however.

https://twitter.com/ThomasRatPol/status/285393025289576450

https://twitter.com/ThomasRatPol/status/285393528467640321

Do your sides ache yet? Keep holding them, because it gets worse. Mr. Practical then goes onto blame everyone else, natch, for his failures and poor leadership, particularly on the fiscal cliff.

https://twitter.com/JamesGRickards/status/285392891470311427

https://twitter.com/jstrevino/status/285390667331543040

Leadership!

Also, pesky old democracy itself is to blame as well.

Not his fault! It’s totally messy and stuff.

Will the GOP listen to such advice?

Will it even matter, or is this all just kabuki theater again?

Stay tuned.