While one cannot spell perpetual without “perp”, in the case of the current commander-in-chief the never ending golf vacation transcends the pending crises of massive flooding in Louisiana. The digital community is well aware of the president’s prevarications on the links and Obamagolfcounter.com compares rounds played by the outgoing politician to US soldiers killed on duty in Iraq.
With the other notable absence of Hillary, as the Democratic Presidential nominee is apparently resting, the residents in the Bayou state affected by the floods have to endure the frustration of not having the support of two powerful politicians and are dealing with a blow directly from the Federal government in which they were specifically instructed by to not purchase flood insurance. The feds are now indicating to these folks that they are now at the lowest levels of the assistance totem pole, because they did not secure flood insurance they were told not to get.
An editor of a major newspaper in Louisiana called out Obama Friday and urged the President to return to the clubhouse, fly south immediately and do his job. Obama’s two-week stint at Martha’s Vineyard continues over the weekend and follows a notable Thursday afternoon outing with “Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David.
Donald Trump and cohort Mike Pence made multiple appearances in problematic areas during the week and attempted to encourage residents by distributing vital supplies and facilitating inspiring rhetoric. In possessing the qualities synonymous with competent leadership, Trump’s gestures hopefully erase the stains pertaining to disaster management of the last two regimes.