Day: August 23, 2011

Perceptions

As I wrote yesterday, vacations are fine, even for presidents. But they need to be aware how their vacations are perceived by the general public. Going to Martha’s Vineyard, I noted, may make the president seem a little out of touch with what’s happening in the country as a whole. Perhaps he’s afraid of that very thing; he ducked photographers on the golf course yesterday so there wouldn’t be photos of him enjoying his golf game. Now, again, I don’t… Read more »