It has been reported that Obama has taken far less time away from the White House than his predecessor, George W. Bush, who spent weeks at a time at his ranch in Crawford, Texas. Obama has taken 87 days off, compared with 399 days for Bush at a similar period in his presidency, according to CBS Newsâ€™s Mark Knoller, who keeps detailed records of presidential travel. But what those who make the comparison fail to note, is that Bush was usually chopping wood or clearly brush, not glad-handing it on the golf course.
People, we need a hard-working Republican like Bush back in the White House.
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