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OBAMA: Criticism of vacation out of bounds

Letter by Lyle Laws, Puyallup on March 29, 2013 at 1:07 pm | No Comments »
March 29, 2013 1:07 pm

At a time when his country is in such grave financial condition, should the president be flying around the country and playing so much golf?

I didn’t vote for him in 2008 or 2012, and I disagree with many of his programs, but for crying out loud the man is entitled to do what he wants with the little leisure time he has. Ronald Reagan liked to cut brush and George W. Bush put a lot of miles on his bicycle to burn off stress.

People want to see their presidents and like to know about their hobbies, and I think it is the height of pettiness to complain about the small amount of money involved in travel and recreation.

Should he have to stay at Motel 6 and only be allowed to play putt-putt golf?

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