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Media Still Concerned About Obama’s Vacation

From a very fretful Associated Press:

Obama vacation plans in doubt because of Ukraine

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | March 6, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was supposed be a weekend getaway to Florida for President Barack Obama and his wife and daughters, an escape from the frigid weather and lingering piles of snow around Washington. But Russia’s intervention in Ukraine has put Obama’s plans in doubt, making it possible the family could end up at the White House.

Everything conspires against poor Obama.

The White House said late Thursday that Obama would spend the weekend in Key Largo, Fla., although that still could change. "It is possible the president may return to the White House on Friday as events unfold in Ukraine," White House spokesman Josh Earnest [sic] said earlier in the day.

In other words, Obama is spending the weekend in Key Largo.

The weekend stay was tacked onto a visit Friday afternoon by Obama and his wife, Michelle, to Coral Reef High School in Miami, where they are to address students on the importance of education.

This vacation would come on the heels of the holiday Obama spent at the Sunnylands estate in Southern California during Presidents Day weekend last month, where he teed off on the desert property’s 9-hole golf course as well as on a private, 19-hole course owned by supporter Larry Ellison, co-founder of the Oracle software company and one of the richest men in America…

The White House has not said where Obama will stay, but local media reports said it was the Ocean Reef Club, a private property set on 2,500 tropical acres in the Florida Keys. Obama is an avid golfer and the property boasts two 18-hole golf courses…

Every president gets criticized for the amount of time spent away from the White House, and Obama is no different.

Really? When has the media ever criticized him for his number of vacations? It seems to us that Obama is very different.

The Florida vacation, if it happens, would be his third for the year…

And never mind that the year is only two months and one week old. And never mind that Michelle and the girls are going to be jetting off soon for a vacation in China. (Perhaps to reward China for their support in the situation in Ukraine.)

This article was posted by Steve Gilbert on Friday, March 7th, 2014. Comments are currently closed.

2 Responses to “Media Still Concerned About Obama’s Vacation”

  1. Petronius

    Hmmm …
    Aspen √
    Hawaii √
    Sunnylands √
    Miami √
    Key Largo √
    China √

    I wonder how many vacations Putin has taken this year?

    (crickets chirping)

  2. captstubby

    Petronius , cut him some slack.
    he didn’t go to Sochi.


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