Obama’s 6-book, 52-hour vacation plan

Obama’s 6-book, 52-hour vacation plan
Power projection.

[Ed. – Never let it be said that the Washington media miss an opportunity to turn August forcibly into the silly season.]

President Obama brought six books with him on his summer vacation in Martha’s Vineyard. And if he started reading at noon on Thursday and only stopped reading for 8 hours of sleep and three one-hour meals a day, he would finish them up by 10 a.m. on Monday.

Our David Nakamura has the list of books:


[That’s] a lot to tackle in one short vacation. Coates’s book is the shortest, at 176 pages. Chernow’s is the longest, at 928. …

[W]e figured that the president of the United States could probably read a smidge faster than your average person, so we gave him 20,000 words an hour.

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