Mayor Bloomberg flew up to Martha’s Vineyard after Friday morning’s regular radio appearance to play a round of golf and talk about the economy with President Obama, the News has learned.
“Potus is golfing with Mayor Bloomberg today, and they prefaced their game with a 15-minute discussion of the economy in the clubhouse at the Vineyard Golf Club. Seeking more details,” a White House pool reporter updated. “CBS’s Mark Knoller, hailed by many including the WH for his command of presidential data, says the two men have not golfed together before. After their conversation they headed to the driving range, and then the links. Also in the foursome: Vernon Jordan and trip director Marvin Nicholson.”
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As the News’ Adam Lisberg notes, it just so happens that Hizzoner didn’t rough up the POTUS when talking about the economy during this morning’s WOR interview:
Bloomberg: “The stimulus bill, in the end, didn’t go to do what the stimulus did back in the, after the Depression in the early 30s. Then they built schools and bridges…”