August 21, 2009: Holiday unlikely to be restful for President Obama (Reuters)

  • "The American people are looking to you, Mr. President. They'll follow your lead," said Robert Guttman, director of the center on politics and foreign relations at Johns Hopkins University. "Why not lead them to the places that need your help the most, instead of to an already financially stable and prosperous New England island? America's heartland is calling, Mr. President, won't you answer their call?" he wrote on the liberal Huffington Post website.