Obama spends more time playing golf than in economics meetings

I won't vouch for the absolute accuracy of this story, for the simple reason it is probable that the president spent time talking and thinking about the economy beyond meetings with his advisors. Still -- it's one of those fun facts that jabs at Obama's penchant for being lazy -- a charge made by White House insiders as well as others. Breitbart: An eye-opening new report by the Government Accountability Institute reveals that President Barack Obama averages just eight minutes more a week on economic meetings than the average dog owner spends walking their dog. When it was recently reported that Mr. Obama had played his 100th round of golf, the president said that playing golf was "the only time that for six hours, I'm outside." Therefore, by his own estimate, the president has spent 600 hours playing golf, as compared to just 412 hours in economic meetings of any kind throughout his presidency. "You should know that keeping the economy growing and making sure jobs are available...(Read Full Post)