“Recovery summer” has gone to the crapper so much that it’s now contaminating Obama’s vacation swimming holes:

President Obama, who took a plunge in the Gulf last week to show Americans it was safe to swim the oil spill-plagued area, arrived on this supposedly pristine island yesterday in the midst of a rash of bacteria-induced beach closings.

Portions of Tisbury Great Pond, the salt-water lagoon fronting the first family’s vacation estate Blue Heron Farm, were closed earlier this week due to high levels of enterococci, an indicator that the water is contaminated with fecal coliform bacteria.
But when we asked another town official whether or not it was safe for the prez to take a dip in the pond, he was a little more informative.

“Depends on whether or not he likes to swim in poop,” joked the longtime islander, who shall remain nameless.

I know Obama is fond of his “car in a ditch” metaphor for why Republicans shouldn’t be given back control of Congress, but I’m guessing the Republicans could get some major mileage out of a “Democrats forcing everybody to swim in crap” parable of their own.

(h/t Weasel Zippers)


4 Responses to “Economy Under Obama Takes a Sh*t, Water Around Martha’s Vineyard Contaminated With Feces — Coincidence?”

  1. nannykins on August 20th, 2010 3:58 pm

    That's awful – how are they going to pull off his televised baptizim in the ocean? MessNBC must be sooooo disappointed.

  2. HWGood on August 20th, 2010 5:17 pm

    Interesting. Barry and Family are now up the same famous Creek as the rest of us.

  3. Rorschach on August 20th, 2010 6:23 pm

    Sounds familiar somehow….

  4. Doug on August 21st, 2010 12:35 am

    Classic! "Spalding NOOOO!"

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