Skip to comments.Obama ends Hawaiian holiday, returns to Washington (AP-"hardly the holiday most Americans seek")
Posted on 01/04/2010 2:40:50 AM PST by maggief
HONOLULU -- President Barack Obama ended a Hawaiian vacation to return Monday to the Washington he never really escaped.
Obama and his family boarded Air Force One on Sunday evening for an overnight flight, capping off an 11-day trip that would be remembered more for an al-Qaida affiliate's botched attempt to bring down a Christmas Day flight about to land in Detroit from Amsterdam rather than the hours spent on golf courses or at luaus. The failed terror attack refocused the president's trip from R&R on the island of Oahu to a river of memos from homeland security aides.
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President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Malia Obama 11, right, and Sasha Obama, 8, walk through the Honolulu Zoo in Honolulu, Hawaii Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010. The Obamas are in Hawaii for the holidays, and will be leaving later today.
First Lady Michelle Obama, walks with Sasha Obama, 8, through the Honolulu Zoo in Honolulu, Hawaii Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010. The Obamas are in Hawaii for the holidays, and will be leaving later today.
Before President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Malia Obama 11, and Sasha Obama walk through the Honolulu Zoo, the Black and White Ruffed Lemurs look at the press corps, in Honolulu, Hawaii Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010. The Obamas are in Hawaii for the holidays, and will be leaving later today. (AP)
Oh, you are just asking for it with post #2.
Tough crap, Hussein: I couldn't care less how many times you had to answer a phone call at 2 am. Your responses are worthless and weak.
what is seen can never be unseen...
OHHHHH GRACIOUS GOD!!!!
What is it with those high-waisted outfits!?
Sorry, not sure why the AP released that image ...
The country would be so much better off if you would stay on vacation until the end of your term.
Please take the worthless congress with you, yes all 535, as they are as useless as you are.
I'm an old guy. My Mennens won't last that long! Speaking of gag alerts!
Zoos are good places for animals to watch people as well as vice versa!
Hey Rock, take her to da zoo.
All I remember when I was a child and visiting a zoo was the monkeys throwing feces.
Remember during the campaign how we were asked who do you want answering the phone in the WH when that 2AM call comes in. I guess the answer to that question was NOT Barry Hussain Soetoro.
Are we supposed to feel sorry for them because their vacation in paradise was interrupted with pesky national security matters?
At leas the pits are covered...
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Second photo note feet he must have walked on water that day.
In Hawaii they call flip-flops slippers. His handlers probably told him to wear them to demonstrate that he’s really just a regular kinda guy.
Michelle Obama sits in vehicle with headphones in her ears on her way to work out with U.S. President Barack Obama in Kailua, Hawaii, December 30, 2009.
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama ride in a motorcade on the way to the beach with family and friends at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe, Hawaii January 2, 2010.
Bad body language and no communication between the two.
Nothing regular about Obama.
Hey he did not even get his leisure activities interrupted as much as if he had book a trip with attendance at a condo- -selling seminar required as part of a subsidized room rate.
Is the AP implying Zero was clueless about the job?
When do his daughters start back at their exclusive private school.
That is probably driving the schedule more than anything else.
Check the girls next school break and you will see another trip appear on the President’s docket.
I was wondering the same thing. My kids are in private school in the DC area also. i have one starting back today and the other on Weds.
Oh good grief... cry me a river. That's all this idiot has done is escape Washington D.C..
He certainly isn't doing a thing but making things worse economically, and has no clue how to fight terrorism.
AP continues the delusion.
That's odd. I don't remember the press ever mentioning that President Bush never really excaped Washington on holidays. Earth to Obama: It's a freakin' 24 hr job. You're expected to be on call.
Once again, we see the male out walking a few paces ahead of the woman and children.
Can we also start a lottery as to when his next golf outing will be ?
Or does he have another trip around the world to embarass us some more ?
The poor “put upon” president. How utterly inconvenient that he be woke at 3 a.m. on matters of National security....oh wait a minute, the told him 6 hours later. I have nothing but utter contempt for thrm, the have polluted the office far more than even a Clinton could. Welcome to the real world, oh one who has never held a job.
What an apparently unhappy “family”. Resign immediately, nobama, and take them with you.
Michelle has a new dress on. Number 435th dress. How big is her closet?
It is so depressing to have them coming back to DC
three more years...
a freeper said that the scar on Obama’s head is exactly like the one he has and in the same place..and he had a brain tumor surgery 20 years ago.
Maybe this accounts for his missing time period.
Nah, it’s not a monkey...the Dummies can’t get all huffed up.
I thought when you ran for and then won the POTUS your expectations of a normal life were put on hold and all of your efforts were put toward the job. Especially during a time of crisis and trials of many kinds. This isn’t just another ‘job’, it is the POTUS!
That's a great observation. I wonder if I can find enough photos for a video? Send me any you have. Thanks.
Did her hair stylist not arrive on time?? She OBVIOUSLY doesn’t have a fashion advisor (feed bag dress) but I thought for sure she’d have a stylist.....
I don’t think a wig or weave hold up well in the Hawaiian climate. Don’t quote me though. :)
Ha Ha! Of course I’d never *quote you*...maybe a BIG HAT pulled all the way down would’ve been better???
That lemur must have just gotten an eyeful of Michelle’s hideous blue housedress (which I can’t believe she would be seen in public wearing)!
0bama disses Reid, (fundraider???)
January 4, 2010, 8:58 am
Obama Faces Full Plate Upon Return
By JEFF ZELENY
Mr. Obama had planned to make a stop on the way back to Washington a visit to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Nevada but his aides concluded that it was better to return to the White House where a full agenda awaits.
Upon their return their marxist tree will have been taken down and stored.
Heheh——facts on the table-—so many of the talking heads are predicting Reid’s political demise.
0 may have promised a fundraising two-fer, for Reid and his incompetent son running for Gov.
When you go on vacation and leave the doors and windows open on your house, don't expect to have a wonderful time.
On a side note: after fretting over whether she had left the iron on, my wife started packing it in her suitcase whenever we went somewhere.
***Between golf outings, he phoned his homeland security secretary and counterterrorism adviser for regular updates.***
Do I need to say anything more?