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President Obama on the Economy vs Golf

As of last week, the president had played 102 rounds of golf since taking office. According to White House reporter Keith Koffler, each golf outing takes about five hours. Using arithmetic — something apparently unfamiliar to Democrats, given their staunch refusal to pass a federal budget — Obama has spent about 510 hours golfing.

This compares to a total of “412 hours … in economic meetings or briefings of any kind”, according to a time study published by The Government Accountability Insititute (PDF)…

 

via Doug Ross @ Journal: Chart: President Obama far more interested in golf than the economy, unemployment or suffering Americans.

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