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Monday, October 04, 2004

It's Hard Work . . . NOT!

We here at The Peach have some confusion about just how much "hard work" it will take to secure our country -- or at least how much of that work President Bush is really prepared to do. During the debate Thursday night, Bush felt it was important to repeat the phrase almost constantly, according to the the New York Times.
Mr. Bush said "hard work" 11 times, generally to describe the challenges facing him in the fight against terrorism, although at moments it looked as if the most onerous part of his job was the debate.
The problem we're having is understanding what "hard work" means to this president. According to reputable sources, Bush has set near record numbers when it comes to days of leisure. We discovered this fact:
500 Number of days Bush has spent all or part of his time away from the White House at his ranch in Crawford, Texas, his parents' retreat in Kennebunkport, Maine, or Camp David as of 1 April 2004.
To give you an idea of how this measures up, President Clinton had 152 days of vacation in TWO TERMS. We're still trying to get an updated number of "hard-working days" our Fearless Leader has had at his "all work all the time" resorts away from the White House. Until that time The Peach will continue to scratch its fuzzy head wondering what on earth this guy is talking about.

(Since this posting The Peach has found out that since elected, President Bush has spent 40 percent of his "work" time at his vacation resorts)


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