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Gingrich: Obama Should Take Most Of December Off (VIDEO)

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"I mean, walk on the beach or walk in the woods or whatever he likes doing, but get away from the daily business and try to reflect on what happened," Gingrich said, suggesting that the president should take off from Thanksgiving through most of December.

This, Gringrich added, would allow Obama to come back to Washington with a clear head and better ability to negotiate with Congress.

Given the uproar from conservative pundits and politicians over Obama's diplomatic trip to Asia, one can only imagine their response to the president spending the next month and a half just hanging out...

(h/t The Hill)

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