I need a vacation! (name that Schwarzenegger film!)
Howard Kurtz of the Washington Post looks at the non-issue which is the Prez's August vacation. As he points out, everyone else in DC is off, why shouldn't the President take some time off?
I'd add this, to anyone out there who is concerned that W isn't sitting in the Oval Office for the next few weeks (if such person exists): can't you run your life without the President? Is the role of the President that crucial to our daily lives that we worry when he's out of DC for an extending period of time?
Limbaugh had a great slam on this view on Wednesday; as he pointed out, Bush has access to this amazing device known as the T-E-L-E-P-H-O-N-E. Unlike most of us on our vacation, the President is always well within reach, if he is direly needed.
Relax, people. Enjoy the last month of summer.