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Scrapbook Photos: Obama’s
Summer Road Trips

Wall Street Journal, by Staff

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/15/2014 7:53:10 AM

A restless President Barack Obama has ventured out on an array of field trips, stopping at local hotspots when he travels and ambling around Washington, D.C. He’s dined on burgers, pizza, barbecue, ice cream and a Chipotle burrito bowl on recent outings. And last week, he shot pool and drank beer during a stop in Denver. White House officials say the forays into Americans’ everyday lives help re-energize the president and connect him with average folks. But with Mr. Obama’s legislative proposals stalled and his approval ratings sagging, the excursions also are aimed at reanimating the president’s agenda and providing

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jawone, 7/15/2014 8:08:08 AM     (No. 9925084)

Some responsible journalist (if there are any left) needs to do a comprehensive analysis and expose of Obama´s long time strategy of appearing only before screened and adoring audiences. The logistics, costs and staff necessary to implement that strategy must be enormous. Imagine if the President showed up at a baseball game -- in a domed stadium, the boos would blow the roof off!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lydwho, 7/15/2014 8:14:48 AM     (No. 9925102)

I´m in favor of one more trip---TO THE BIG HOUSE!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: grayjay, 7/15/2014 8:26:25 AM     (No. 9925115)

What a worthless president. Never have we had so many simultaneous crises in the U.S. and the world, and yet he´s in la-la land. Maybe there´s a connection?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nimby, 7/15/2014 8:29:37 AM     (No. 9925125)

"The WH officials say the forays into Americans´ everyday lives re-energize the president and connect him with the average folks". .....Seriously? Stinking photo ops make him feel a connection to everyday American lives?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/15/2014 8:38:26 AM     (No. 9925138)

"White House officials say the forays into Americans’ everyday lives help re-energize the president and connect him with average folks."
He may "connect...with average folks", but Obama feels he is not by dinner guests available in this country, so he is forced to fly people over from Europe.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/15/2014 8:39:19 AM     (No. 9925141)

Sorry, left out a bit:

not intellectually challenged

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Malia2012, 7/15/2014 8:43:13 AM     (No. 9925152)

"Road Trips"? Seriously?? While the entire world is going to He** in a hand basket, HE is "escaping" the W.H.?? WE have nowhere to go to "escape" HIM! It´s a good thing the "loser-in-chief" doesn´t want to participate in "photo-ops" like going to the border to see what is actually going on! Just imagine how many "americans" we would see with him if he DID like photo-ops!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: horacer, 7/15/2014 9:42:03 AM     (No. 9925259)

The ad John McCain ran in 2008 comparing him to Paris Hilton and Brittany Spears was dead on. He´s a piece of fluff in constant need of attention and adulation. When you point it out you´re a racist.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mizzmac, 7/15/2014 9:46:24 AM     (No. 9925270)

"I´m not interested in photo ops," unless they make me look like a teenager on perennial spring break.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: AlpineLace, 7/15/2014 9:52:39 AM     (No. 9925285)

Shooting pool with the Governor of Colorado is connecting with everyday Americans. I think not.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 7/15/2014 10:39:18 AM     (No. 9925350)

If that slacker would go to a NASCAR race, the boos would drown out the roars of 43 extremely loud, high powered cars.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: starboard, 7/15/2014 10:42:43 AM     (No. 9925359)

Two more years of this clown. The thought is unbearable.

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