The Ed Show | December 06, 2011
>>> and in "psycho talk" tonight, mitt romney is starting to echo fox news talking points . fox's latest complaint about president obama is his 17-day christmas trip to hawaii .
>> some people are thinking that 17 is maybe just a little too long. i thought it was a joke. i thought it was maybe like even a typo. 17 days . this is a photograph from last year's trip when they were getting off air force one. i was like, woo-hoo, surf's up.
>> let's be fair, dana, because your boss was hammered for his long summer vacation .
>> he never had a surfboard.
>> did that sound bite start out "some people think"? dana's boss george w. bush didn't have a surfboard but no one was better at taking vacation than w. bush spent 490 days at his texas ranch and at 400 at camp david . a 25- day trip in 2002 and 27-day bush clearing, should i say, brush clearing, extravaganza in august 2001 . but bush's vacations didn't stop steve dooshy and president obama from slamming the 17- day trip . then mitt romney jumped on the bandwagon during the iowa tele town hall .
>> this president has been a failure, in some respects his idea of a hands on approach to the economy is getting a grip on his golf club . he'll be going off for 17 days in hawaii . he'll be playing a lot of gulf. i just think it's time to have a president whose idea of being hands on does not mean getting a better grip on the golf club .
>> mitt romney read bush's book.
>> i read president bush 's book, "decision" by president bush . i read "decision points" by bush.
>> if anyone knew how to get a grip on his golf club , it was w.
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>> of course, mitt romney is no stranger to tropical vacations either. he took his own family to hawaii for christmas last year. although when you're an unemployed 1%er, i guess you can take as many trips as you want, right? but for mitt romney to criticize president obama 's trip home for the holidays really is bush league "psycho talk."