President Obama promised the residents of the Gulf Coast they wouldn't face this crisis alone.
"I'm here to tell you that you are not alone," he said. "You will not be abandoned, and you will not be left behind."
Then, he promptly left them alone and went to Chicago on vacation.
BP has received much well deserved criticism for this spill, so they bused in 400 temporary workers to "spruce" the place up for Obama's visit. Click the image below to watch a video at Real Clear Politics.