The Imperial Presidency Comes to Kaneohe Klipper’s 16th Hole
Gary Chartier | December 30th, 2014
Partisan combatants have quickly taken up sides in the public debate over US president Barack Obama’s preemption of a wedding planned by two US Army captains at a course at which he wanted to golf.
Obama’s defenders stress that the White House was unaware of the planned wedding until after scheduling the president’s game. They emphasize that he apologized to the happy couple. And they note that those planning to use the course are alerted to the possibility that they might be booted to make room for POTUS.
Critics say the president is insensitive for evicting a wedding party. ...