Obama Goes to Hawaii Instead of Camp David Because He Doesn’t

Sheryl Gay Stolberg has an article in the New York Times (12/26/10) about what President Obama’s trips to Hawaii say about him: “Mr. Obama’s disappearance behind the palm trees reveals much about his presidential style, and also his thinking about how to balance work and play.” She contrasts these trips to his birth state with his rejection of the traditional presidential vacation spot: “He rarely goes to Camp David, the presidential retreat in the Catoctin Mountains of Maryland, and when he does, it is not to conduct business.” One problem with Stolberg’s analysis: Since taking office, Obama has been to […]