Yes, President Obama really said that … while he was ones of miles away in Maryland for some full-on Beltway-style Obamacare politicking.
Obama: Sometimes you need to escape Beltway politics…
— Jean R. Ewing (@GenNerd) September 26, 2013
And just how far outside the Beltway is President Obama today?
Like a mile from 495 MT @markknoller: "Sometimes you just need to escape Beltway politics," says Pres. Obama at ObamaCare speech in Largo
— Patrick Madden (@Patrick_Madden) September 26, 2013
Obama: “Sometimes you need to just escape beltway politics for a little bit, even if you’re just a mile or two outside the beltway”
— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) September 26, 2013
In Largo, Maryland. Nyuk nyuk nyuk RT @jimacostacnn: Obama at Obamacare event: "sometimes you just need to escape beltway politics."
— Brad Dayspring (@BDayspring) September 26, 2013
A handy map:
Thank goodness we have a president who doesn't do politics. MT @JimAcostaCNN: Obama: "Sometimes you just need to escape Beltway politics."
— David Schnittger (@OhSchnitt) September 26, 2013