September 19, 2012 1 Comment
Originally posted on Scotty Starnes's Blog:
Everything Obama claimed or promised ended the day he stepped into the Oval Office.
From Daily Caller:
President Barack Obama has received ample criticism for the first family’s numerous expensive vacations and his frequentgolf outings. Based on old C-SPAN footage of Obama, however, it would seem that the president might have once agreed with his critics.
In an October 20, 2006 C-SPAN interview with New York Times columnist Bob Herbert about his memoir “The Audacity of Hope,” then-Senator Obama explained, in a discussion about presidential aspirations, that presidents must forgo vacations and leisure in order to work for the American people.
“Essentially the bargain that any president, I think, strikes with the American people is: ‘you give me this office and in turn my fears, doubts, insecurities, foibles, need for sleep, family life, vacations, leisure is gone. I am giving myself to you.’ And the American people should…
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