Friday, August 12, 2011

Critics Question Whether Pres. Obama Should Take Luxury Vacation During Tough Economic Times

barack obama, black politics, african american politics, martha's vineyard

By JasmineHughes, Your Black World 

If you ask White House press secretary, Jay Carney, he’ll tell you that just as most Americans do, Obama needs down time to regenerate and adds, “Besides, the presidency travels with you.” However, in light of the economic turmoil and astronomically high unemployment rate, many are questioning how appropriate it is for President Obama to be vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard next week; a place where the average home can run nearly $1 million dollars.


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