Remember when Obama promised that he would not take vacations if elected President?
“The bargain that any president strikes with is, you give me this office and in turn my, fears, doubts, insecurities, foibles, need for sleep, family life, vacations, leisure is gone,” Obama said.
“I am giving myself to you.”
He “then proceeded to hit the golf course 186 times (and counting).”
Let’s do the factcheck:
25 December, 2015:
Obama’s Hawaii Vacation Digs & How Much He’s Spent on Vacations Since Taking Office
Like many families, the Obamas have set off to warmer climates for the Christmas holiday.
- At same point in his second term, President George W. Bush had amassed 405 vacation days
- President Bill Clinton took 174 vacation days
- President Ronald Regan took 390 days of vacation time
- President Obama had taken 161 vacation days to that point in time
Judicial Watch: Secret Service Expenses for Obama’s 2013 Hawaii Christmas Vacation Cost Taxpayers $316,698.03, Taxpayers Paid Over $8 Million for 17-Day Vacation
January 2, 2016: Obama to travel more in final year in office
” … one transatlantic flight can add as much to your carbon footprint as a typical year’s worth of driving.“
“In an interesting analogy, we learn from the writer-producer Richard Broad, of Boston’s public-television station WGBH, that a single trans-Atlantic flight consumes all the energy that an acre of forest produces in 100 years.”
Utter farce: Obama visits a warmist via “18 car motorcade, no doubt preceded by a flight in Air Force One”
US President Barack Obama has paid a personal visit to a mother who has echoed the greatest fears for many parents across the world in a heartfelt letter.
She wrote to Mr Obama — not expecting a response — to convey her thoughts, worries and hopes for the future in which her son would grow up.
In her letter, Mrs Martin described her “overwhelming sense of dread” about climate change.
“Will my son be able to thrive on this planet?” she wrote.