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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Tue Dec 30, 2014, 12:22 AM

20. It fits two RW narratives. Obama golfs too much, and Obama hates the troops.

There should be no story here. Its hardly the only time people have had to change plans because of a high level VIP.

The USS Lincoln had to turn around and go back to sea so Bush could announce "Mission Accomplished". But the RW didn't care about those sailors returning home. So Obama golfs. So what? Bush went for long bike rides. Clinton jogged (can't call it running). People have to be moved for that to happen.

My feeling about this in particular: The couple were aware the venue would be moved. There were already alternate locations in place. And they actually got a better venue out of it. Base COs have huge houses, much like university presidents, that are used for many formal occasions and gatherings. The kinda parties you have to wear your Dress A's. The view is better, cause this house was on a hill above the golf course.

And its not like the President knows who's getting displaced. It just happens. He tells someone he wants to play golf tomorrow. Staffer tells another staffer, and this military golf course gets a phone call. "The President would like to play a round of golf tomorrow."The golf course doesn't say "No can do, there's a wedding scheduled." They just move the wedding. No one in the White House knew there was a wedding until after it was moved.

Nothing else changed, nothing was ruined, the wedding went off as planned (well, plan B but you know), and these two low-level officers got a better venue and a personal congratulatory phone call from the President of the United States. They came out ahead, and the RW still gets all bent out of shape.

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