President Obama, who recently pledged to “spend every minute of every day” rebuilding the economy, must believe that returning the U.S. to full economic health involves inconveniencing the Martha’s Vineyard well-to-do:
Roads were blocked off, and also tee times of Vineyard vacationers have been bumped to accommodate the president:
What happens when your tee time gets bumped by the president? They were just about to tee off when…At 11 @cbsboston from the Vineyard.
— Michael Rosenfield (@michaelnecn) August 12, 2013
Those who voted for Obama because he was going to sock it to the “rich” are sure to be pleased, and the middle class might end up better off as a result. Er, somehow anyway.
But at least the ice cream is available again until tomorrow:
Pool report, as Obama leaves the restaurant where he had dinner in Martha's Vineyard: "Can we get ice cream now?" a young girl said.
— Edward-Isaac Dovere (@IsaacDovere) August 12, 2013
Having a president who spends every minute rebuilding the economy is not without its small sacrifices.