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Obama played 81 rounds of golf and
attended 75 fundraisers since re-election

New York Post, by Stephanie Pagones

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Posted By:Ribicon, 7/27/2014 2:17:10 PM

While domestic crises simmer and international conflicts flare, President Obama can be counted on to pitch and putt. The duffer in chief has played 81 rounds of golf and had attended 75 political fund-raisers in the 628 days since his 2012 re-election, a Post analysis of his schedule found. The president is on pace to double the 104 days he spent on the links during his first term. While many criticize the president for making birdies instead of policy, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg has defended the habit. “They criticize him for going and playing golf with people who he’s got

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All hail King Putt.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StuartL, 7/27/2014 2:49:33 PM     (No. 9942187)

Avec plaisir.

But change that second "t" to a "z."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bmw50, 7/27/2014 3:08:12 PM     (No. 9942200)

We have a saying around work, you manage what you can. Obama can manage his golf game and fund raising; everything else is above his pay scale.

Obama is or wants to be part of the 1%. The rest are only needed to get elected so politicians like Obama take care of their political supporters and tell the rest of us what we want to hear. Obama has no use for 99% other than forcing them to pay for the national debt (instead of the 1%) he continues to grow, to buy votes and silence the poor; instead of giving them a job... so they don´t get their pitch forks and clean house. Instead, he pacifies them with subsidies that the middle class will have to fund while the 1% get richer.

Obama tells the people he is all about equality but America has never been more unequal and getting worse, much worse under his watch. No surprise, he panders to the poor and serves the rich while America is self destructing, the world is being hijacked by Islam, Israel is fighting for its survival, drugs being legalized, the border is in shambles, unborn children are being killed and marriage is being perverted into something gross and grotesque.

Obama is not about doing right, he is about doing what is best for Obama and his ilk, nothing more.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 7/27/2014 3:15:16 PM     (No. 9942209)

...there is no credible defense of such actions when the world is falling apart and you consider the number of hours he has devoted to such actions...

...dereliction of duty is what it looks like to me. I run my own businesses and it´s a part of my life 7 days a week...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Northcross, 7/27/2014 3:20:48 PM     (No. 9942217)

"While many criticize the president for making birdies instead of policy."

Birdies? Are you serious? Maybe if you spot him 3 strokes per hole.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 7/27/2014 3:30:48 PM     (No. 9942232)

Poster 5, I agree. Fox at Five is especially obnoxious lately. Andrea T. and Dana Perino are showing their leftist sides. They somehow manage to find something positive to say about His Royal President.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fingerpicker, 7/27/2014 3:45:36 PM     (No. 9942238)

81 ? What a coincidence ... same as his bowling average and consecutive missed free throws.

Oh, and his first pitch from the mound in inches ... and his IQ ...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: krause, 7/27/2014 4:20:23 PM     (No. 9942266)

And NYT readers still think he is doing a good job. Read comments after any of their articles. The blindness is amazing.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man, 7/27/2014 5:03:13 PM     (No. 9942320)

I took up golf some 25 years ago and was an avid golfer for a while. I haven´t come close to playing 81 rounds in my life.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/27/2014 5:14:12 PM     (No. 9942335)

Does anyone know if he is paying greens fees each and every time? The cost of this many games could easily top $10,000. To say nothing about transportation costs, equipment, snacks, adult beverages, and cigars.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/27/2014 6:50:38 PM     (No. 9942396)

Oh, please Nanny Bloomberg, he´s not playing golf with people he has to deal with. He usually plays with one of the WH chefs and some of his old choom buddies.

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