Obama and Eisenhower: A Tale of Two Golfers

By |2014-08-26T14:08:00-05:00August 26th, 2014|Categories: Barack Obama, Bruce Frohnen, Dwight Eisenhower, Foreign Affairs, Golf, Presidency|

President Obama has been taking a good deal of flak, lately, for all the time he is spending on the golf course. He famously “took a break” from his latest vacation to address the horrors of the beheading of an American journalist by an Islamic extremist group, and to say a few words about the [...]

Golfers and Conservatives

By |2019-12-07T12:26:45-06:00July 5th, 2011|Categories: Conservatism, Golf, John Willson|

“Ike’s not a communist, he’s a golfer.” —Russell Kirk I haven’t been able to verify the source of this quotation (maybe there is a Kirk scholar who reads this site and who can), but a cottage industry has grown in recent months using it to bash President Obama in one way or another. Ike, it [...]

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