Skip to comments.Why isn't the White House a smoke free environment?
Posted on 03/12/2010 2:18:03 PM PST by A Cyrenian
I think almost all other government buildings have been declared a non-smoking environment.
Why isn't the White House included?
I see the feds think it's important to for others to follow their attitude.
Because Bammy SMOKES CIGARETTES!!!!!! YUK.
Well we do own the White House, maybe we can put up some No Smoking signs.
Notice how libtards go berserk about anybody smoking unless it’s one of their own.
In Animal House, eventually the pigs started walking on two legs and eating at the table with dishes and silverware. Same idea.
Certain parts of it is considered a private residence.....
Also, certain foriegn state issues dictate some latitude...
I don’t have any problems with it.....
This policy wasn’t just set for Barry....
“Physician heal thyself.”
(Don’t preach health for all others, while....)
Who gives a crap?
Bammy SMOKES CIGARETTES!!!!!! YUK.
Do you object to his policies or are you worried you might be compelled to kiss him?
Cigarettes shouldn’t be smoked by the SMARTEST MAN IN THE WORLD! /sarc.
Do you mean "Animal Farm"?
Post office isn’t smoke free. They smoke on the dock and when the doors open, PEE UEEE
I really don’t care if bambi smokes cigs or a cigar in the WH as long as the WH is âcrack freeâ and âpole smoking freeâ
Which I seriously doubt
Sorry, I don’t like smoke Nazis.
Btw I quit almost a month ago.
So did Laura Bush. I don’t remember the outrage then.
I didn’t know she was the SMARTEST MAN IN THE WORLD!
We don’t know for a fact that Bambi smokes in the WH. If he does its most likely in the private residence which would be considered his home. I despise the Obamas but I don’t think anyone should be told what they can and cannot do in their home.
I love that picture. It usually shuts up the antismokers everytime.
One may hope.
because a smoking AH won the election! he has to follow no ones rules as he is a f’ing king
....Several presidents of the last century were notorious smokers who lit up constantly in the White House even while regulating tobacco themselves (like Spitzer's crusade against prostitution,--we'll get to Clinton in a bit). As the legendary story reveals John F. Kennedy gave orders to Press Secretary Pierre Salinger to round up as many Corona cigars (JFK's favorite) before signing the Cuban trade embargo. Salinger later reported 1,200 Coronas in his possession. It was not until the Clinton administration when an absolute no-smoking policy was implemented in the White House and Hillary happily removed all the ashtrays from the premises. So where might Barack Obama sneak a smoke? It's rumored that Willie Nelson fired up on the White House roof when invited to spend a night, though we doubt it was tobacco he was smoking.
2. John Adams, 1797-1801 A cigar man
4. James Madison, 1809-17 Also a stogie-lover
6. John Quincy Adams, 1825-29 Yet another cigar man
7. Andrew Jackson, 1829-37 Liked a cigar, but more so chewing tobacco
8. Martin Van Buren, 1837-41 All about the pipe
9. William Henry Harrison, 1841 Pipe guy too
10. John Tyler, 1841-45 Cigars
12. Zachary Taylor, 1849-50 Cigars too
17. Andrew Johnson, 1865-69 Liked cigars
18. Ulysses Simpson Grant, 1869-77 Cigar fiend, rumored to smoke 20 stogies a day
21. Chester Alan Arthur, 1881-85 Cigars
22. Grover Cleveland, 1885-89 Chew
23. Benjamin Harrison, 1889-93 Cigar
24. Grover Cleveland, 1893-97 Continued to chew
25. William McKinley, 1897-1901 Obsessive secret smoker of cigars behind closed doors
27. William Howard Taft, 1909-13 At 300 hundred pounds he quit cigar smoking when he reached office, which may have resulted in even further weight gain
29. Warren Gamaliel Harding, 1921-23 Cigars
30. Calvin Coolidge, 1923-29 Liked to use cigars as a prop to punctuate political discussions
31. Herbert Clark Hoover, 1929-33 Incessant smoker of high-end cigars
32. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933-45 Finally, a cigarette guy and our first chain smoker president
34. Dwight David Eisenhower, 1953-61 Cigarettes
35. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1961-63 Cigars and cigarettes (loved Cubans) and it's reported Jackie O went through 3 packs of Salems a day
36. Lyndon Baines Johnson, 1963-69 Cigars and the occasional rolled cigarette
37. Richard Milhous Nixon, 1969-74 The occasional cigar
38. Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr , 1974-77 Nonstop pipe smoker
42. William Jefferson Clinton, 1993- 2001 Yeah, you know it
43. George W. Bush, 2001- 2009 There's no proof of W. smoking but come on, the guy was an alcoholic who must have puffed something, yet with no proof we couldn't include him in our survey
44. President Elect Barack Obama - Now we all know this guy was and maybe still is a smoker, but that picture passed around the internet was a fake:
Do you mean "Animal Farm"?
Maybe they were referring to John Belushi. :D
LOL. Same idea at the same time.
I'm just pointing out a inconsistency in our federal standards. If they want everyone to stop smoking in the public owned facilities, I think the White House should follow suit.
Congratulation & good luck on your cessation.
“So did Laura Bush”.
...Laura is/was a smoker?
Well it is a residence. I personally don’t think this is a big deal. I know a great many cigar, pipe and cigarette smokers who happen to be Republican. If one of them were to become president, I’d like them to be able to smoke at home.
You said it much better than I did. Good job.
She definitely was a smoker, as to when and if she quit, I don’t know.
But are they pushing a health care policy that no one wants?
Sorry it’s not situational. If it’s ok for a Republican to smoke it’s ok for a democrat. It’s the Democrats who typically hold the double standards.
Animal House / Animal Farm - whatever - mixing my cultural metaphors - anyway I’m about ready for the Funny House or Funny Farm myself!
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