And it would certainly explain the results of a recent study by the Government Accountability Institute.
Oh yeah. This is reassuring:
In September 2014, the Government Accountability Institute updated an analysis of how much time President Barack Obama has spent attending his Presidential Daily Briefs (PDBs), as recorded on the White House official calendar and Politico’s comprehensive calendar. The updated study covered the president’s first 2,079 days in office, running from January 20, 2009 through September 29, 2014. Of those, President Obama attended a total of 875 Presidential Daily Briefs for an overall 42.09% attendance rate.
It gets better, though. GAI also compared his first- and second-term attendance records:
What the heck was he doing?
Priorities just aren’t this president’s strong suit. Nothing seems to be his strong suit. Except maybe for not doing his job. He’s great at that.
Yep. According to the study, as of September 29, 2014, Obama has attended a grand total of 37.5 percent of daily briefs this year.
It’s a pretty neat trick, isn’t it?