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When Tragedy Hits, Should a President Forgo Vacation?

When Tragedy Hits, Should a President Forgo Vacation?
The criticism of President Obama's golfing vacation at a time of tragedy is misguided. If we want sound decisions from our presidents, we need to allow them some relief from their crushing responsibilities. At the height of the Vietnam War, James B …
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President Obama has spent less time on vacation than his predecessors did
During his eight years in office, Bill Clinton spent all or part of 174 days on vacation. Of those, 100 days were summers in Martha's Vineyard or Jackson Hole, Wyo. And Ronald Reagan spent all or part of 349 days at his ranch in Santa Barbara, Calif., …
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The Note: Vacation Ends for Obama
THE PRESIDENT RETURNS: President Obama is back at the White House after another week in Martha's Vineyard (and, as Politico described it, a “vacation from Hell”). Marine One touched down on the South Lawn just after 10:20 p.m. last night, concluding …
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