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Old 01-24-2013, 08:22 AM   #46
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To be honest, it's not about how she spends her time. Rather, I'm frustrated with this notion that the president should be a celebrity. Bill Clinton walked a fine line but kept himself presidential. George W was rather reserved and like his privacy. Now we have the Obamas and I feel it's a dangerous path. If the next president (whoever it should be) reverses course, I'd be a happy camper.. but if this is the beginning of a new trend, I'm rather fearful as to where it will lead.
Good, bad or indifferent, this has been going on since the beginning of our country and before. IIRC, Dolly Madison was quite the fashion plate back in the day, G. Washington was lionized, not to mention Teddy Roosevelt, or even more recently, that Hollywood-star and current-day Republican demi-god, Ronald Reagan. BO and MO are hardly the first nor the worst at this game.
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