Yes, another LifeZette piece for you that I’ve written, also running today. In fact, written this morning. It’s FRESH off the presses, as they used to say, back when there were presses.
President Obama is ignoring the twin crises in Milwaukee and Louisiana while he vacations with abandon. Now imagine if Bush did that.
From the piece:
Saturday was a day at the beach for President Obama. Literally. The president spent hours seaside at his vacation paradise on Martha’s Vineyard with friends, absorbing the soothing ocean breeze and floating around in the salt water.
The president may literally have been soaking up some “Good Vibrations,” the Beach Boys tune on his recently released Spotify list, or perusing “Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life” by William Finnegan, one of the books the White House says he brought with him to the island.
Meanwhile in Milwaukee, the vibes were not good at all. After a police officer killed a black man, anger began to brew and by nighttime rioters were out in force and torching businesses, no matter that the deceased was armed when shot. As the rioters gathered, Obama was dining at the Red Cat Kitchen, “a place where you’re just as likely to connect with old friends as meet new and fascinating people from all over the world” and where “you can feel completely spoiled,” according to the restaurant’s website. And where entrées average about $35.
After piecing through the devastation in Milwaukee, city and state officials began to brace for whatever might come next.
For Obama, what came next was golf.
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