Discussion in 'Politics' started by Sundial, Dec 19, 2011.
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I disagree. he can take as many vacations as he feels is appropriate. the less he is interefering with the nation the better. But he should pay his own bills.
Is that your way of claiming that he doesn't?
Certainly not all of it. Unfortunately, we are paying for a large chunk of it.
When presidents take vacations, particularly in difficult times, some of their opponents generally take the opportunity to paint them as lazy or unfeeling.
For my part, I worry that the presidents aren't vacationing at all. When presidents are in Washington, they are subject to quite a bit of oversight. In particular, the white house logs the names of its visitors, and the national press corps follows the action quite closely. When a president is on vacation out of town, it is much more difficult to tell what he is doing. I don't have any evidence that Obama or other presidents have used the relative privacy of vacations to do things in secret that we would prefer to be public, but I would be surprised if they hadn't.
Crawford Texas--is not Martha's Vineyard--nor Hawaii--but nice try anyway.
I love how as soon as a black guy gets in the Oval Office he's expecting to start footing the bill for Air Force One. That's just priceless!
I know. Isn't that something? And he needs 5 times the security because right wingers keep threatening to kill the black guy.
What a bunch of morons, I swear.
Wow. Seriously? That's their argument?
....But, it was different.....
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