By Judi McLeod Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Latimes.com must seriously doubt the intelligence of its readers. Perhaps they count on them all being in the ‘low information Americans”’ category?How else to explain their story under the headline Second term brings out a more relaxed Obama, in which it is written: “The White House stressed that the president took his work to the Floridian Yacht and Golf Club”?
Or that, “Obama’s vacations have been rare, brief and regularly interrupted by crisis at home and overseas. Most recently, he suspended his Christmas holiday in Hawaii to rush back to Washington for a few days to deal with congressional negotiations over the so-called fiscal cliff.”“
The president traveled to Florida for the weekend to spend some time with friends on the golf course, but the military aides, White House staffers and secret Service agents who traveled with him are a reminder that he’s never far from the responsibilities of his job,” said spokesman Josh Earnest.” Kathleen Hennessey, Washington Bureau, latimes.com, Feb. 19, 2013.Poor, poor, Mr. O. having to put in 18 holes with Tiger Woods and another 9 on his own with the nuisance of all those clanking military aides, puffed up White House staffers and Secret agents crowding the scene.
When are media scribes going to start telling the unvarnished truth: that It is not Obama’s endless vacations that have been rare, but his very presidency.Obama keeps rushing off to yet another vacation between episodes of uprooting every founding father’s principle that has made America, America.
Talking heads on boring Sunday television shows, internet TV hosts, and just about everybody and their uncle, keep dragging up talk of presidents past. In doing so, they ignore the here and now.Drag in any other president you want, but Obama flies solo.Maybe some of the president comparisons by the media of the day came from Obama.Obama compared himself to……..