I agree with that. I'll further add that I think that it also creates a messaging problem because there are two Baracks which renders neither authentic. And he's seen as a fake by many. So this whole New Barry has just been a joke and a liability for him, I think.
But I think Lutz's point is even more important. And nobody likes a whiner or tattle-tale. Barack came off like both today.
"Iraq snapshot" (The Common Ills):