Bush, of course, gave up the game in 2003, deciding he could not explain to a dead soldier’s parents why he was golfing during a period of war.
We’re very lucky to have gotten such a cool dude for president.
One of the president’s implicit powers is to decide when there is and isn’t a crisis. If the president doesn’t want to deal with genocide in Darfur, he just never talks about it. He behaves like it’s not a crisis, and the weak-minded media goes along with that.
That’s what Obama’s doing here.