Allahpundit:

The worst part is that, with the economy on the brink of a double-dip and consumer confidence falling off a cliff, this guy’s mind is still so preoccupied with the campaign that he can’t muster a moment of presidential leadership without counterprogramming it against a Republican primary event.

Update 9/1/2011:  Because his September (2009) speech to a Joint Session went so well.