The Washington Post recently carried this headline: "Obama urges supercommittee leaders to reach deal; warns against undoing consequences of failing to reach accord". This headline re-emphasizes that Obama's rhetoric is nothing more than smoke-and -mirrors for misleading the citizens. Obama himself, has purposely avoided making the tough decisions he is supposed to be making as President.
Recently, Obama delayed making a decision on the Keystone Pipeline. "Keystone pipeline delayed by Obama until 2013". The issue isn't whether you agree or disagree with the pipeline, but the fact that Obama demands that others make a decision when he himself refuses to do so.
Obama eloquently speaks of solving or deficit spending. As part of that theme, he demands that the supercommittee reach a decision. Well a supercommitte (The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform) made recommendations back in February 2010. Obama promptly ignored the recommendations of the prior committee.
One of Obama's soundbites is "We Can't wait on Congress, the time to act is now". If Obama calls on others to reach decisions, he must make decisions too.