Father’s Day is a time for men to spend time with their families as their children give thanks for all their dad’s do for them.
Unless, of course, you live in the Obama house. There, Father’s Day is a time where Barack spends now time with his daughters, instead blowing them off to head to the golf course with the boys.
Michelle and her teenage daughters, Sasha and Malia, spent Sunday flying back from their lavish trip to Europe, where they spent hundreds of thousands of tax dollars. They could have easily scheduled their trip around Father’s Day, but it doesn’t seem like Obama particularly wanted them to. According to Daily Mail, he spent the holiday in California, playing golf with his A-list buddies.
This came just after Obama admitted that he was rarely there for his daughters when they were growing up, and that Michelle likely felt like a “single mom.”
“The combined pressures sometimes put a real strain on our marriage, as they do for many working parents with young kids,” Obama wrote in MORE magazine, referring to the time when he commuted to the Illinois state capital while also teaching at University of Chicago Law School. He added that the burdens of raising their daughters “disproportionately – and unfairly – fell on Michelle, as happens to many women.”
“Michelle was understandably stressed and frustrated,” Obama continued. “[A]nd I suspect she felt a little like a single mom sometimes.”
Obama went on to claim that becoming president actually brought his family closer together.
“People often ask me whether being President has made it more difficult to spend time with Michelle and our girls,” Obama wrote in the column. “But the surprising truth is that being in the White House has made our family life more “normal” than it’s ever been.”
“It just so happens that I’m fortunate enough to be surrounded by women,” he concluded. “They’re the most important people in my life. They’re the people who’ve shaped me the most. And in this job, they are my sanctuary.”
While that sounds nice, it is also likely a blatant lie. If the Obamas are that close, why aren’t they spending Father’s Day together? We guess Obama would rather spend the weekend playing golf than spend any time with his daughters.
Obama arrived in Palm Springs on Friday and headed straight to the golf course at the Sunnylands Estate, which is closed to the public for the summer. He was later spotted playing golf with his high school friends Bobby Titcomb, Greg Orme and Mike Ramos in 115 degree weather.
Yeah, it seems like Obama is REALLY “broken up” about the Charleston tragedy…
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