Friday, August 14, 2009

Why Democrats Love Martha’s Vineyard


August 13, 2009, 1:14 pm | New York Times Editors
Think of all the vacation destinations President Obama might have considered. The Outer Banks in the important new swing state, North Carolina, for example, or the lovely eastern shore of Lake Michigan, in a state that could use some positive attention. Instead, the president and his family are headed to … Martha’s Vineyard, the exclusive haven of the Eastern liberal elite that conservatives tar as an exclusive haven of the Eastern liberal elite.

At a fundraiser on the island two years ago Mr. Obama called it “one of those magical places where people of all different walks of life come together — where they take each other at face value.” Do they?

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