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  • Vacation backlash: Blue collar Dems jealous, angry at Obamas

    04/26/2012 1:39:25 PM PDT · by MissesBush · 29 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 04/26/2011 | Paul Bedard
    Blue collar Democratic voters, stuck taking depressing “staycations” because they can’t afford gas and hotels, are resentful of the first family’s 17 lavish vacations around the world and don’t want their tax dollars paying for the Obamas’ holidays, according to a new analysis of swing voters. “They view everything through their own personal situation and if they can’t afford to do it, they can’t enjoy it, they don’t like Obama using their tax dollars to benefit himself,” said pollster John McLaughlin. “In this case, they see him as out of touch. While they are struggling he’s not sharing in that...
  • White House: Vacationing Obama working on economy

    08/22/2011 1:13:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 48 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 8/22/11 | Alister Bull - Reuters
    VINEYARD HAVEN, Massachusetts (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has taken heat for taking a vacation when the U.S. economy is struggling, but aides are striving to make clear he is not neglecting the country's finances during his break. On Monday, Obama met with a top economic adviser and spoke to investor Warren Buffett and Ford Motor Co. chief executive Alan Mulally about the economy, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said. Earnest also announced that Obama will travel to Detroit in two weeks to discuss the economy on the U.S. Labor Day holiday on September 5, setting up a major address...
  • The Presidential Planner: Obama Heads to Martha's Vineyard

    08/18/2011 7:17:17 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 48 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 18, 2011 | Devin Dwyer
    Fresh off three days of barnstorming in the Midwest, President Obama will spend the morning at the White House in two closed-door meetings, first with his senior economic advisors in the Oval Office then with his national security team in the Situation Room. In the afternoon, Obama heads to the island oasis of Martha’s Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts, where he’s expected to spend the next 10 days vacationing with his family.
  • CAPTION: FLOTUS eats hot fudge sundae (Pushes $8B nutrition bill, food stamp cuts?)

    08/15/2010 12:22:54 PM PDT · by maggief · 141 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 15, 2010
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