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Rounds of Golf v. Number of New Jobs

During the president’s August vacation at Martha’s Vineyard, former PGA golf champion Paul Azinger offered what at the time seemed like a clever, mocking tweet of President Obama: “Potus [President of the United States] has played more golf this month than I have: I have created more jobs this month than he has.” But given the number of rounds of golf Obama played in August and the number of jobs created in August (0), Azinger’s comments may well be literally true.

When comments that are meant to (gently) ridicule a president turn out to be prescient, you know the chief executive has entered quite a bad patch.



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