Obama Somehow Gets in Some Golf

OK, libs. Obama has out-golfed Bush by a wide margin. He’s still building that margin, and he’s sacrificing family time and the people’s time to do so. So give it up already and quit defending his recreation with the “But, but, but… Bush played golf” defense. Bush gave up the game when we went to war. What has Obama given up since getting us into two more wars? His support for American taxpayers? His pretense of supporting traditional American values? He hasn’t given up lavish partying and soaking up the perks of the presidency, that’s for DANG SURE.



Obama Somehow Gets in Some Golf | The Blog on Obama: White House Dossier.

Obama Somehow Gets in Some Golf

by Keith Koffler on June 12, 2011, 9:43 am

I know this will be surprising to everyone, but the president has gone golfing.(AGAIN…)

Having clearly had enough of the solitude of Camp David, where he and the family were making a rare weekend sojourn, the president choppered early this morning directly to Andrews and headed straight to the Air Force base golf course. Not clear whether Michelle in the girls are still at Camp David or back at the White House.


This is the last chance for him to practice before next week’s smackdown with House Speaker Boehner. The foursome will also include Vice President Biden and John Kasich, Ohio’s Republican governor. Kasich, a former senior GOP House member who worked closely with Boehner for many years, was chosen personally by the Speaker to be his second in the duel.

And, given that the king, the first in line and the second in line to the throne will all be in the same place for about five hours, LOTS of Secret Service will also be in tow.

Today makes 11 weekends in a row that Obama has gone golfing. It’s his 14th outing this year and the 72nd of his presidency.

From this morning’s pool report:

Good Sunday morning. Reuters standing in for scheduled pooler, who had a problem getting cleared in at W.H. gates.

Potus has returned from a couple of nights at Camp David for a game of golf. The president landed at Andrews Air Force Base at 8:25 a.m. and exited Marine One, wearing a white polo shirt, slacks, sunglasses and sneakers. His blackberry case could be seen attached to his belt.

At 8:30 a.m. the motorcade left the landing area and the press vans split off while Potus and his entourage headed for the golf course.

Golfing partners are the familiar Ben Finkenbinder, Marvin Nicholson, and David Katz, per a W.H. official

Your pool, which left the White House at 7:00 a.m. to travel to Andrews, is holding at the not-yet-open food court on base.

Jeff Mason
White House Correspondent
Reuters


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