Obama Skipping Memorial Day Ceremony

American VoicesPolitics ISSUE 46•22 May 31, 2010

President Obama has angered critics with his decision to vacation in Chicago over Memorial Day and let the vice president lay the traditional wreath at Arlington National Cemetery. What do you think?

  • “No doubt to get together with his Acorn pals and register dead Illinois veterans in case the Democrats need some extra votes come November.” ”

    Colin Thomas –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Seriously? Is the Arlington National Cemetery ceremony really so complicated that they can't just move it to wherever Obama is gonna be? Let's remember who's in charge here."”

    Nadia Whitman –
    Opaquer

  • “I can't say I'm not disappointed, but at least there's a good chance Biden will treat us to a solemn, dirty limerick."”

    Charles Jones –
    Jammer Operator