Thursday, February 14, 2013

Diligence! Our Hard Workin' President Is Off for 3rd Vacation in 2 Months.

Yesterday's items included a brief report I wrote about the vast difference between the work ethic Barack Obama applauds of himself in speeches vs the real record. (Read it here -- Obama's "I Won't Rest" Promise Revisited.)

Well, it didn't take long for that column to be outdated. Here's Keith Koffler from White House Dossier with the latest:

Taxpayers will be sending President Obama on his second vacation of the year when he departs Friday aboard Air Force One for a Presidents’ Day Weekend excursion to West Palm Beach, Florida.

Without apparent irony, Obama has decided to jet to a well-trod stomping ground of the rich just days after presenting himself to the nation in his State of the Union speech as the guardian of the middle class...

While unemployment stands at nearly eight percent, Obama is taking his second vacation of 2013. The year is only six weeks old.

Obama initially traveled to Hawaii in late December. He returned after a several days to work on a fiscal cliff deal, and then went back for several more days in early January after signing a bill. So this will also be the third time in less than two months that taxpayers have footed the bill for a round-trip Obama vacation…