Of course for you on the right, this might be true.
Perhaps OB is a far left socialist who is willing to let the American economy implode at the hands of a Republican refusal to pass the increase in the debt ceiling.
Crash the American economy sending it deep into a depression. Then blame the GOP of course. Win a Huge overwhelming landslide and massive control of the Senate and House. Then turn America into a socialist nation as he always dreammed of.
The Teabaggers could be just his tool to get his end.
Me? I do not believe this but Republicans are afraid of this.