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27 Aug 2009 20:45

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U.S.: Obama’s vacation got screwed up, so he’s taking another one

  • Dammit, Ted. Ted Kennedy’s death has put a damper in Obama’s plans to chill at Martha’s Vineyard for a few days and then get back to work. So, Obama’s trying to rush in some R&R, head up to Boston for Kennedy’s funeral tomorrow night, go back to D.C. on Sunday, and … head to Camp David on Wednesday. How did Barack Obama spend his summer vacation? Having to work, then immediately taking another one to make up for lost relaxation. source

19 Jan 2009 04:57

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U.S.: Bush took a lot of vacations when he was president

  • 487 days George W. Bush spent at Camp David while he was president – 149 separate trips
  • 490 days Bush spent at his ranch in Crawford, Tx. (77 visits); together, that’s a third of his presidency source