Republicans: Presidents shouldn't take vacations; except when they're Republicans

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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.
     
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    Is that your way of claiming that he doesn't?
     
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    Certainly not all of it. Unfortunately, we are paying for a large chunk of it.
     
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    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.
     
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    Crawford Texas--is not Martha's Vineyard--nor Hawaii--but nice try anyway.

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    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!
     
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    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.
     
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    Wow. Seriously? That's their argument?
     
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    ....But, it was different.....

    ....right?????​
     

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