10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:05 am || With Mrs. Obama, departs the White House 1:40 pom || Arrives Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida 2:25 pm || Visits a classroom at Coral Reef High School, Miami, Florida 2:40 pm || Delivers remarks; Coral Reef High School, Miami, Florida All times Eastern
The world can wait. Despite the momentous events in Eastern Europe, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have decided not to cancel their scheduled vacation in the Florida Keys. According to the White House Schedule, the Obamas will travel to Miami Friday for an official event, which will be done by mid afternoon, and then proceed to Key Largo for the weekend. There,they are
Michelle Obama has a nice rating from Americans, with 66 percent of them approving of her performance as first lady. But as a new Gallup poll finds, she’s not quite wowing the nation. Both Laura Bush and Barbara Bush are more popular, with the former at 73 percent and the latter garnering a 77 percent favorability rating. It’s not a big difference, though, and the
There’s a saying: You’ve got to be good to be lucky, and you’ve got to be lucky to be good. When you’re good, certain things tend to fall into place. And then you attract some luck to make you even better. The saying occurs to me as we behold the kaleidoscope of President Obama’s foreign policy failures. He has, since nearly Day One, presented to
The briefing has concluded.
Updated 8:52 pm ET Yes, the battlers for the struggling middle class were planning to go on vacation AGAIN this weekend, but the happy idyll may be RUINED by world events. It would be the Obamas’ – each of them – third vacation of the year. And it’s only March. But alas, it may not come to pass. Get out your handkerchiefs or find a
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