Monday was 'Choom Gang' day on the golf course for Obama

On the tenth day of his annual winter vacation in Hawaii, President Obama reunited with his old friends from the “Choom Gang” – the group of stoners with whom he would gather to smoke marijuana inside a VW bus, filling it with clouds of THC-laden smoke.  Hawaii News Now used a telephoto lens to catch a snapshot of the old gang and reports:

Since arriving on Oahu on Dec. 19, the president has been golfing five times and gone on three hikes, including the Koko Crater Railway Trail.

On Sunday, Obama and his family made it to the beach – at Bellows Air Force Station – before heading to one of their regular shave ice spots, Island Snow in Kailua.

Pool reporters said President Barack Obama started his Monday with a workout Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

He then headed to Mid Pacific Country Club, where he met up with friends Mike Ramos, Greg Orme and Bobby Titcomb.

Obama spent about five hours at the course.

I give the president points for loyalty to old friends, even troubled ones.  I wonder what else they do, besides golf, to reminisce about the old days at Punahou, the most elite private school in the state.

Hat tip: Peter von Buol

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