Cue “Don’t Stand So Close to Me.” President Obama will be in the Rocky Mountain state today for a speech and fundraiser, but leading Colorado Democrats — including endangered incumbent candidates Sen. Mark Udall and Gov. John Hickenlooper — won’t be anywhere near the man with the reverse Midas Touch.

At least not in front of the cameras, anyway.

Here’s a hint at why Udall’s MIA:

Lean forward…toward the exits!

Break out the world’s tiniest violin: