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I’ve seen a lot of criticism of President Obama’s statement this morning on Egypt. Honestly, I’m not exactly sure what people expected him to say. Was he supposed to declare, “Great job, Egyptian military, keep killing hundreds of people”? I don’t American presidents say things like that, or that it would be a particularly good idea. Instead, the president took a measured approach that gave
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Updated 2:17 pm ET From the pool report: Immediately after delivering the statement on Egypt, the motorcade departed for Vineyard Haven. After an uneventful ride, we arrived at the Mink Meadows Golf Club a few minutes after 11am. Golf partners are below. Pool is holding. Obama is golfing with some regular partners – White House aides Marvin Nicholson and Mike Brush and White House chef
This just in: Obama will interrupt his vacation in Martha’s Vineyard to make a statement on Egypt at 10:15 am ET. The move comes as questions began to be raised – including by White House Dossier – about why Obama was continuing with his vacation as if nothing was happening while hundreds were dying in Egypt.
UPDATE: Soon after this article was published, the White House announced that Obama would make a statement on the situation in Egypt. ******* The massive bloodshed in Egypt caused barely a ripple in President Obama’s Martha’s Vineyard vacation Wednesday, as the president took to the fairways, attended a private cocktail party at the home of a major Democratic donor, and went out for an expensive
President Obama’s choice of residence on Martha’s Vineyard this summer is damaging local small businesses, which are watching sales dry up during the year’s busiest time because of a road closure ordered for security reasons. Unable to stay at the more-secluded estate where he resided during previous trips to the island, the Obamas this year selected a house that is close to a major road,