Obama on post-White House plans: “On a beach somewhere”

posted at 10:01 pm on June 10, 2014 by Mary Katharine Ham

Well, at least he’s consistent:

President Barack Obama’s post-White House plans include serious work to reach out to young people, he said Tuesday — but first, he’ll get in some time in the sand.

As soon as the next president is sworn in, Obama plans to be “on a beach somewhere, drinking out of a coconut,” he said in response to a question about his plans for the next decade that came at a session hosted by microblogging site Tumblr. “But that probably won’t last too long.”

In a Q&A on Tumblr today, Obama also hinted at his desire to reach out to young people after he leaves office.

POLITICO reported last week on Obama’s thinking about his post-presidency work, which one source said the president described as giving young people “more of an opportunity to become engaged — both furthering their careers and pursuing their duties as citizens.” Obama has looked at the work done by former President Bill Clinton as a model, and the current first couple has discussed post-White House plans with the Clintons, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said this week during book tour interviews.

They’ll have plenty of time to engage since they don’t have jobs.

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Oh Good. Sounds like he really plans on leaving after his term is up…

OmahaConservative on June 10, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Obama also hinted at his desire to reach out to young people after he leaves office.

They’ll be the only ones left willing to fawn over him. Barry must have his fawning. Can’t exist without it.

Rational Thought on June 10, 2014 at 10:05 PM

I wish he would just go now.

Brat on June 10, 2014 at 10:05 PM

There is no picture on the main page for this post.

For the last story Mary Katharine Ham posted, the picture was initially way too big. I don’t know if it is because she posts much less frequently than the other bloggers, but MKH has often forgotten pictures and had even sometimes posted duplicate topics that had already been covered by other bloggers.

Anyway, it’s nice to see a post from her!

bluegill on June 10, 2014 at 10:06 PM

Obama will become a very powerful community organizer. Who, also happens to make hundreds of millions of dollars scamming the cultists.

faraway on June 10, 2014 at 10:06 PM

Nice slam at MKH, Hagfish…

OmahaConservative on June 10, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Climate Change criers are the first to build that beachside mega-mansion, aren’t they.

Marcus on June 10, 2014 at 10:09 PM

There is no picture on the main page for this post.

For the last story Mary Katharine Ham posted, the picture was initially way too big. I don’t know if it is because she posts much less frequently than the other bloggers, but MKH has often forgotten pictures and had even sometimes posted duplicate topics that had already been covered by other bloggers.

Anyway, it’s nice to see a post from her!

bluegill on June 10, 2014 at 10:06 PM

You have some unresolved issues you need to take care of.

HumpBot Salvation on June 10, 2014 at 10:10 PM

Funny, I was hoping that Obama’s post pResidency life included a 9×9 cell and an orange jumpsuit…

oscarwilde on June 10, 2014 at 10:10 PM

Elba?

ThePrez on June 10, 2014 at 10:11 PM

Yeah, he’s a real some beach alright.

HumpBot Salvation on June 10, 2014 at 10:11 PM

You mean like one of those whales?

Buddahpundit on June 10, 2014 at 10:12 PM

You have some unresolved issues you need to take care of.

HumpBot Salvation on June 10, 2014 at 10:10 PM

Oh you have no idea… she has dreams about posting comments from her cell phone, which she becomes a nervous wreck if she doesn’t check every 3 to 5 minutes. Obsessive compulsive narcissist.

oscarwilde on June 10, 2014 at 10:13 PM

Yeah I can just see Moochelle with a drink in her hand and her toes in the sand.

Brat on June 10, 2014 at 10:14 PM

Hows that different from his presidency?

Chuck Schick on June 10, 2014 at 10:14 PM

Do they have beaches up the river?

Flange on June 10, 2014 at 10:15 PM

As soon as the next president is sworn in, Obama plans to be “on a beach somewhere, drinking out of a coconut,”

Well, that’ll make for a big change from his years as President.

Golf will certainly miss his attention.

MTF on June 10, 2014 at 10:16 PM

‘I don’t really care to be president without the Senate.’

- Barack Obama, June 2014

More reason to win the Senate. Then, Obama can resign and move to the beach. lolz

Resist We Much on June 10, 2014 at 10:16 PM

Yeah, he could be a role model to children. And that would be, what, exactly.

LashRambo on June 10, 2014 at 10:19 PM

I can hear that poor beach wail.

Flange on June 10, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Yeah, he could be a role model to children. And that would be, what, exactly.

LashRambo on June 10, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Even evil henchmen have to have role models you know…

oscarwilde on June 10, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Elba?

ThePrez on June 10, 2014 at 10:11 PM

I’m holding out for St. Helena.

Wherever he goes, he’ll stick his head in the sand to pretend none of the disasters which follow from his tenure are in any way his fault. More-or-less as he does now.

clear ether

eon

eon on June 10, 2014 at 10:22 PM

“on a beach somewhere, drinking out of a coconut,”

“overlooking the red sea”

WryTrvllr on June 10, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Yeah, he’s a real some beach alright.

HumpBot Salvation on June 10, 2014 at 10:11 PM

Nicely done!

WryTrvllr on June 10, 2014 at 10:25 PM

“Beach” is code language for sand trap.

connertown on June 10, 2014 at 10:26 PM

I’m sure this is on his iPod….

I got my toes in the water, mooches azz in the sand
Not a worry in the world, a fat doob in my hand
Life is good today, life is good today

Adios and vaya con Dios
A long way from 1600 PA
Yes and all the muchachas, call me big poppa
When I throw amnesty their way.

HumpBot Salvation on June 10, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Choom gang has the spot open for you Barry. Go back to intercepting joints. It’s what you are good at.

rubberneck on June 10, 2014 at 10:34 PM

Oh Good. Sounds like he really plans on leaving after his term is up…

OmahaConservative on June 10, 2014 at 10:05 PM

My exact thought, complete with the Worry.

Tard on June 10, 2014 at 10:38 PM

I’m calling it right now.

He’ll be appointed to the Supreme Court in the 2020s at some point. /signed LaughterJones 6/10/2014 on HotGas

LaughterJones on June 10, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Yeah, he could be a role model to children. And that would be, what, exactly.

LashRambo on June 10, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Even evil henchmen have to have role models you know…

oscarwilde on June 10, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Perhaps Village Idiot?

abnormal_1 on June 10, 2014 at 10:54 PM

In a Q&A on Tumblr today, Obama also hinted at his desire to reach out to young people after he leaves office.

Obama’s keenest talent: warping young minds.

Otherwise known as “exploiting vulnerable youth.”

Lourdes on June 10, 2014 at 10:57 PM

I don’t wanna go!

Chorus repeat
I won’t go
(He won’t go.)
I don’t wanna go
(You must go!)
Is it time to go?
(The orders are in!)
Well, I’d rather go bowling!
(The lanes are closed!)
Maybe a little tennis?
(Your racket’s got a hole.)
How about some baseball?
(Field’s rained out.)
Maybe a little fishing?
(The fish are on vacation.)
Well, how about some golfing?
(The greens are overgrown.)
Well, what about some swimming?
(I don’t think so!)
Well, what about this––and that––
(No, no, no, no, no!)
Well, you can’t tell me what to do!
Well, you can’t tell me what to do!
(Hey, f**k you!)

Kenosha Kid on June 10, 2014 at 10:58 PM

As a former resident of the town where he’s had his “Winter White House”, he can’t “retire” to the high-end luxury house he’s used, because it doesn’t have a beach. That part of the bay is all rocks.

Here’s the place he’ll purchase; it’s the Robin Masters Estate from “Magnum, P.I.”

Robin’s Nest

Asking price is $15,750,000

Del Dolemonte on June 10, 2014 at 10:58 PM

In a Q&A on Tumblr today, Obama also hinted at his desire to reach out to young people after he leaves office.

And doesn’t that point to Obama’s experiences as a child?

Obama’s keenest talent: warping young minds.

Otherwise known as “exploiting vulnerable youth.”

Exploit when young, encourage as they age, they grow up to be people like Obama: substance abuser, deceiver, promiscuity, disrespectful, resentful, charlatan…

Lourdes on June 10, 2014 at 11:00 PM

We’ll never hear the end of this guy from the liberal media, liberal entertainment industry, liberal academia, etc., etc.. They love him, and he’s a narcissist who cannot do anything but swim toward the light of their attention and worship.

Besides, disappearing into near-anonymity for a president takes class and maturity (to step off the stage and out of the spotlight), neither of which he’s got.

xNavigator on June 10, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Obama plans to be “on a beach somewhere, drinking out of a coconut,”

Didn’t know they had beaches at Leavenworth ~

nordic prince on June 10, 2014 at 11:41 PM

Leave NOW!

GarandFan on June 10, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Location will be dependent on Michelle’s senatorial needs. Yes, I know you don’t like to think about it, but, she’s got a precedent to follow. Then, in 6 years………..who knows?

butch on June 10, 2014 at 11:58 PM

We would all be better off if he was “on (that) beach, drinking out of a coconut” now.

Another Drew on June 11, 2014 at 12:03 AM

Anyway, it’s nice to see a post from her!

blueballs on June 10, 2014 at 10:06 PM

…how was that “Lying piece of Shit Sandwich”…you just ate?

KOOLAID2 on June 11, 2014 at 12:03 AM

I hear hell is toasty this time of year?

Meople on June 11, 2014 at 12:14 AM

Ooooh, love the shot of the water glistening on his chiselled pecs…/

I personally will donate $10 to his retirement fund if he’ll step down now.

Who’s up for a Kickstarter campaign?

If we get to our target and Obama doesn’t resign, we could use the money to repatriate the poor illegal immigrant children who have been victims of Obama’s human trafficking.

talkingpoints on June 11, 2014 at 12:40 AM

Continuing the frenzied pace of his presidency.

Techster64 on June 11, 2014 at 12:51 AM

Wouldn’t it be nice if was France, where he fade from our view from our worthless media for a couple of months.

Wallythedog on June 11, 2014 at 12:56 AM

Sadly, I fear we’ll never hear the end of this arse clown.

WhatsAMattaU on June 11, 2014 at 1:08 AM

Have we ever found out whose body it is that Barry’s head was pasted on for that cheesecake beach shot?

I’m thinking a Secret Service agent that was there with them.

slickwillie2001 on June 11, 2014 at 1:42 AM

“reaching out to young people”

As in passing the bong with the choom? Sounds like dear leader to me.

greasywrench on June 11, 2014 at 4:05 AM

“On a beach somewhere”

Maybe he found a cool one while Benghazi was going down?

Don L on June 11, 2014 at 5:07 AM

Putin would be riding a horse on that beach…. Bare Chested with Man jeans!!!

Brock Robamney on June 11, 2014 at 5:42 AM

Yeah I can just see Moochelle with a drink in her hand and her toes in the sand.

Brat on June 10, 2014 at 10:14 PM

With a gang of animals lovers trying to push her back into the water.

CurtZHP on June 11, 2014 at 6:33 AM

Coast of Cuba, Venezuela…does Iran have a coast?

albill on June 11, 2014 at 6:54 AM

Coast of Cuba, Venezuela…does Iran have a coast?

albill on June 11, 2014 at 6:54 AM

Yep.

Of course, he’ll have to share it with heavily-armed Revolutionary Guard fanatics whose entire philosophy and MOS boils down to “KILL EVERYBODY IN THE NAME OF ALLAH!”…

…But I don’t think that will bother him much. He’ll just urge them to do it in an environmentally-responsible way- like weaponized viruses.

Which points up one major problem with The One as an ex-POTUS. This man has had access to some of our most highly-classified data for over five years, including data on our military and intelligence establishments.

He recognizes no law but his own vision of The Way Things Should Be, and defines us and our allies as his enemies in creating that imagined Perfect World.

How do we know who he’ll be “doing business with” once he’s out of Washington? Or where that classified data will end up?

People who convince themselves that they are motivated by an innately superior vision of “what’s best for everybody” are some of the worst tyrants imaginable.

They also have a tendency to make deals with the Devil because in their minds, he’s the Force of Good.

clear ether

eon

eon on June 11, 2014 at 7:19 AM

It’s kind of cute that he thinks he’ll be able to continue corrupting the young when we are finally rid of him and his presidency.

Dirty Creature on June 11, 2014 at 7:29 AM

Have we ever found out whose body it is that Barry’s head was pasted on for that cheesecake beach shot?

Cheesecake? Lol. He looks soft and shapeless. If that was an actual picture of me, I’d keep my shirt on. You’d think if they did that they could have come up with a good body of the right color to paste his head on.

Then again, remember the amateurish shots of him shooting, and in the war room. Or for that matter, the ‘birth certificate’. Not like they have shown to be any good at it, I guess.

Dirty Creature on June 11, 2014 at 7:33 AM

He’ll never leave Washington. He’ll make a career out of armchair quarterbacking the next administration, regardless of party. He will not sit idly by and watch everything he destroyed by rebuilt.

We’ll see the formation, for the first time ever, of The Office of the President-Emeritus. It will come complete with its own creepy ‘O’ shaped logo on a podium, flanked by styrofoam Greek columns. It will send out daily press releases and give weekly briefings, which the lapdog media will dutifully carry live.

He will be insufferable until the day he shuffles off this mortal coil.

CurtZHP on June 11, 2014 at 7:38 AM

He’s going to move to Colorado and open his fast food concept, Choom Burger home of the soon to be famous Canine Combo.

gonnjos on June 11, 2014 at 7:43 AM

I see him making a record with Beyonce…
Doing the talk show thing…
Coming out of the closet…
Upsetting a lot of Black organizations because Obama will think he is the Nr. 1 black in America…

albill on June 11, 2014 at 7:44 AM

He’s going to reach out to young people? You mean like Harry Reid does? Or like Bill Clinton did (and for all I know still does)?

No Truce With Kings on June 11, 2014 at 7:49 AM

He’ll never leave Washington. He’ll make a career out of armchair quarterbacking the next administration, regardless of party. He will not sit idly by and watch everything he destroyed by rebuilt.

Oh, go he will. With the rest of the Muslims. Revelation 15:2

Bonus question: why are there no Muslims on Star Trek?
A: because it’s set in the future.

Dirty Creature on June 11, 2014 at 8:08 AM

I did not know we had any federal jails on the beach

kraftykeltic on June 11, 2014 at 8:10 AM

What happened to NC? Ashville hardest hit.

Kissmygrits on June 11, 2014 at 8:34 AM

He may be rich enough to buy his own country on a coast somewhere.

TimBuk3 on June 11, 2014 at 9:05 AM

Be realistic. Barack Obama is a narcissist. He cannot exist without being the center of attention and surrounded by sycophants.

AtTheRubicon on June 11, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Be realistic. Barack Obama is a narcissist. He cannot exist without being the center of attention and surrounded by sycophants.

True enough, but remember: nowhere is it written that he has to continue to exist.

Dirty Creature on June 11, 2014 at 10:33 AM

Darn! There’s never a hungry shark around when you need one. Just keep swimming Berry.

greasywrench on June 11, 2014 at 10:35 AM

On a beach – somewhere that doesn’t have an extradition treaty.

Picaro on June 11, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Obama on post-White House plans: “On a beach somewhere”

But certainly not on the shores of Lake Michigan! (good bye Michelle for Senate).

CiLH1 on June 11, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Funny, he didn’t even mention his wife, Michelle in his plans! He’s gonna be BATCHIN’ IT apparently. I don’t blame him; he’s such a charmer! Ha.

mountainaires on June 11, 2014 at 1:24 PM