Obama Staying Extra Day in Paradise

While us fools toil away, fighting off the Monday morning blues...
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 30, 2010 9:13 AM CST
President Barack Obama, right, his daughter Malia, second from right, and family and friends eat Shave Ice at Island Snow at Kailua Beach Center.   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

(Newser) – If the president isn't working, we don't have to, right? It only seems fair, considering Obama is taking an extra day of vacation. Instead of returning from shaved-ice paradise on Sunday, the president will leave Monday evening and arrive Tuesday afternoon, reports the Wall Street Journal. "After the extended lame duck and five-day delay of his trip here, he's just trying to squeeze in more time with his family before returning to Washington," said his deputy press secretary yesterday. Or perhaps he's just not too eager to return to this reality...

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