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Obama in Hawaii

This line jumped out of the Friday NY Times piece on how Obama’s vacation has hurt his image regarding the Georgia crisis:

A spokesman said that Mr. Obama had interrupted his vacation several times to get updates on the situation in the Caucasus and that he had been in “constant contact” with his national security advisers. He has spoken to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia, as well as former Senator Sam Nunn, Democrat of Georgia; Senator Richard G. Lugar, Republican of Indiana; and former Defense Secretary William J. Perry.

Constant contact, except for when he was eating a snow cone . . .
Or playing golf . . .
Or posing for the paparazzi. . .
Or pretending he’s David Hasselhoff . . .

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