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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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  1. bunkerville says:

    He sure is going to be in for an adjustment when we move him out of the WH,

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