Is It Fair To 'Vacation-Shame' Presidents?
President Obama had a tumultuous vacation, as domestic and international crises interrupted his Martha's Vineyard getaway.By Sebastian Martinez | August 17, 2014
President Obama's vacation in Martha's vineyard this summer has coincided with the ISIS offensive on Kurdish fighters in Iraq, continued fighting between Ukraine and rebels and riots in the U.S. over the shooting death of Missouri teenager Michael Brown. That's prompted some familiar criticism:
It also prompted Politico to ask if this has been the worst vacation the president's ever had, citing the "Underwear Bomber" interrupting Obama's Christmas in 2009 as a close contender.