PAID VACATIONS. Complaints about the Obamas vacationing in his home town in Hawaii at $1 million a day? Even the president needs and deserves a paid vacation. How much do you think the Romneys and Santorums vacation will cost? A family of 7 and 9? With a special needs child and a wife with MS? Maybe a nurse? Not the mention the White House budget to feed those mouths and security for the family. Obama has a live in baby sitter. His mother in-law. How much is she paid and does she get a paid vacation also. You people hear stuff on Fox news and you take it a GOD given fact. How many days did Bush spend away from his job? And what did he do to even earn a president salary? President Obama has taken 61 days of vacation during his first three years while President George W Bush took 187 days during his first three years in office. Read more here: Who pays for Hawaiian vacation? - Letters to the Editor - Modbee.com George W. Bush spent at least $20 million taxpayer dollars just on flights to his ranch in Crawford Bush Spent 5 Times More On Flights To Texas Than Obama We have paid for every presidents vacations. Why is Obamas different? How many paid vacations days do the do nothing Congress get a year?