Obama has already left the building...
Posted in the Caruthersville Forum
#1 Jul 26, 2014
President Obama has emotionally checked out of his job a couple of years early, it seems. How can one tell?
Candidates for president who brazenly assume they are the inevitable victor are sometimes accused of “measuring the drapes” for the White House.
Obama, conversely, seems to be prematurely packing his bags in hopes for an early departure.
Just last week, for example, the Los Angeles Times reported that “The First Family is believed to be in escrow on a contemporary home in a gated community where entertainers Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby once lived.
George Santayana observed that “Americans don’t solve problems, they leave them behind”. Perhaps the president is taking this to heart.
The fact that the press would find relevance in speculating on Obama’s post-White House residence – and identify California as the kind of scene the future ex-president would want to hang out in when he leaves office – is perhaps telling.
And, indeed, this comes on the heels of multiple reports from outlets such as The New York Times and Politico, detailing how Obama has increasingly been spending his time at trendy restaurants and fancy, late-night dinner parties with celebrities and various intellectuals.
Rubbing elbows with the rich and elite is fine enough. Unfortunately, the work suffers. The degree to which he is now phoning it in – sleepwalking perfunctorily through his second term – is astonishing.
And based on his recent handling of situations much more serious than a possible post-presidential move to sunny California, it seems as if “No Drama Obama” is no longer even worried about keeping up appearances; he doesn’t care enough to fake it.
#2 Jul 26, 2014
The only thing that makes sense is that Obama is exhausted and has checked out of the job early.
If Nero fiddled while Rome burned, then Obama is dining out, golfing, and raising money while the world collapses.
#3 Aug 1, 2014
Stop with the propaganda. Why dont you look up how much vacation Bush took! 1020 days wow!!!!!
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#4 Aug 1, 2014
BE nice if he would give American taxpayers a rest and take the next couple years off on vacation.
#5 Aug 1, 2014
We aren't talking about Bush. We are talking about a president that has already checked out. He is not interested in anything but zooming around the country raising money. Oh and no one said anything about vacations h3ll the man has never stopped campaigning.
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