And, what would we expect him to say? "I see the entire country going down the tubes, and I haven't the slightest idea what to do about it?" Perhaps, but that would require him telling the truth - an act with which he is entirely unfamiliar.
In Chapter 1 of 'Acting Presidential for Dummies' it plainly states, "Never let the people see you sweat. Especially if you are The Messiah... The One! Put on those rose-colored glasses, and view the world not as it actually is, but as you think it should be! Thy serfs will change it for You!"
An AP headline shouts"Obama Has Hundreds of Important Jobs Still Open". Could Obama have run out of tax-dodging incompetents - but loyal supporters - to reward with political plums already? Limiting ones acquaintances to politicians, terrorists, tax dodgers and white-collar criminals certainly can leave one at a loss when it comes to filling important cabinet-level and directorship positions. The Freedonian Government (Duck Soup, Marx Bros, 1933) administered by President Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) was better organized and more capable!
I could be wrong about this... show me!