It's not a show or an act for the cameras. As both Governor Chris Christie and the President himself noted, President Obama isn't focused on the politics of the election right now.
He's focused on doing the job America hired him to do - President.
October 30, 2012:
President Obama at Red Cross discussing relief efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
October 29, 2012
: President Obama discusses hurricane preparations, and urges those who may be affected to listen to their local and state officials.
October 28, 2012
: President Obama discusses preparations for Hurricane Sandy before it makes landfall.