Thursday, January 6, 2011

President Obama spends 8% of his days on the golf course playing the game of the idle rich

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It's not like there is a recession or war to worry about at the moment. Oh, wait a minute...
(WHD)- President Obama has gone golfing a total of 59 times in just under two years as president, a blistering pace that puts him on the golf course an average of about once every two weeks, including winters.

According to statistics compiled by CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller, who keeps close tabs on the president’s activities, Obama played 30 rounds in 2010, 28 rounds in 2009, and one this year. The 2011 outing is among the five times he went out on the course during his just concluded 12 day vacation to Hawaii.

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