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Luckily for Romney, there were more pictures of his many grandchildren than his house. Tanned with good teeth and hair, they look like the Kennedys, who somehow escaped the effete label despite such decadent pursuits as tennis and yachting.
Republicans give their leaders more room to relax. Reagan took 349 days over eight years at his California ranch, and Bush topped him with 490 days at his ranch in Texas (make that 977 vacation days if you count time at Camp David). Democrats are just more anxious. Obama's time off this year will be as close to a staycation as his family will allow.
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