Yes, that's right folks. Obama playing golf is good for America! Liberals had a conniption because Bush ate a piece of cake, but Obama playing golf while the Gulf of Mexico is destroyed is just good ole fun for all of us! White House dismisses critics, defends Obama's golf outings - TheHill.com In making his point, Burton listed the accomplishments that the White House believes Obama made last week. â€śAnd so after a week where the president was taking on the oil spill, got an historic agreement with BP to put aside $20 billion to pay claims; after a day on Friday when he strengthened lobby and ethics rules in the White House; after going to Ohio to talk about the economy and see the progress thatâ€™s being made and some of those stimulus projects that are happening around the country â€” all the different issues that the president is dealing with, I think that a little time to himself on Fatherâ€™s Day weekend probably does us all good as American citizens that our president is taking that time,â€ť Burton said.