Dec 272010

obama-smileSheryl Gay Stolberg and the New York Times kneel down and polish Obama’s shoes with this article (via the Pittsburgh Post Gazette) – A Firmly Drawn Presidential Line Between Work and Play

Mr. Obama’s disappearance behind the palm trees reveals much about his presidential style, and also his thinking about how to balance work and play. He tends to separate the two, as much as any president can. Other presidents, especially those who owned secluded homes or vacation retreats, often mixed them, using their homes outside Washington as tools of the presidency — another means of advancing their goals and agendas.

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