Another Campaign Promise Bites the Dust

Obama to unions in 2007: “Understand this, if American workers are being denied their right to collectively bargain when I’m in the White House, I’m going to put on a comfortable pair of shoes myself — I’ll walk on that picket line with you…”

It’s taking him a long time to find those shoes:

Besides, no comfy shoes necessary. Obama wouldn’t even have to walk. He’d be surveying the picket line from atop a royal litter carried by Chris Matthews, Richard Trumka, will.i.am and Oprah. So what’s taking him so long to get to Wisconsin?

This is as close as Obama will get to a Wisconsin picket:

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If Obama can’t find the comfortable shoes, the dancing shoes he wore last night should work just fine on a picket line too — at least they couldn’t work any worse than they do on the dance floor:

(h/t Anne)