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Eight as a dad I can -- it's not easy being a boss these days maybe because bosses aren't lasting to 100 jobs these days.
It's a nice -- when you have it but don't assume your it's gonna have a so bosses are working like the Dickens to hold -- I often wonder whether for a lot of them it's worth.
Even after all the money all the power is it's still worth it.
All that time away from home all that time away from their kids for all that constant beating up at work.
You know I know one boss who does his darnedest to make the best -- he travels a lot but he travels well because like a lot of bosses he's got a -- it's nice to.
But also like a lot of bosses he's got a family and nice family and he doesn't like being away from them so much.
So we're always told he's always always calling his kids even helping with their homework to the point of being anoint.
Makes a point -- personally saying good night to them no matter where he is on this planet.
And making every single.
Every single parent teacher conference no matter how busy news staff members know there is no scheduling around that kid tough.
And whoa whoa hold to be assistant who forgets that cardinal rule does one dot.
Or winning his home even thinking about interrupting his family dinnertime.
Being a boss he has a lot of help but his kids sure as heck better do did chores and make their beds because no way in heck they're gonna push that on that help.
From all accounts he is a proud dad sometimes even boarding on and I don't know in Paris and that.
To win this full time boss made himself a part time assistant coach.
On his kid's basketball team we're told -- blitzes when -- loudly questions referees calls.
You know on that debate we're told her sister has the same reaction when dads will open it up on the sidelines I've heard soccer games.
You know how loud dads can -- it.
Some say this boss does sit at a gilts he grew up without a father he'd be damned if his kids grow up without a father and an -- of.
Busy he has he has an ambitious man but still a family man and new lives and a nice house.
Perhaps you've seen.
It's this it's.
And it is this false.
And it is these kids who are the beginning and hunt for this false.
And his -- Not just any parents to be shall.
But raising kids and a pretty tough environment.
And that is for sure.
You know policies can be debated here today don't all the time myself but this man's commitment to fatherhood cannot.
As my colleague Juan Williams once wrote.
This president stands as a defiant daily contrast to the pop culture message that wealthy strong successful men are on attached to stamps.
Now it doesn't hurt that in a minority community the -- by so many absentee fathers he is a constant presence.
The US Census Bureau reports almost 25 million children 25 million live without their biological father at home.
The national fatherhood initiative says the prospects for most of those kids.
Kids need to dad.
He doesn't always have to be home he just has to be there.
And on this count by all accounts Barack Obama has been there.
Now that doesn't mean you can't fault him on spending and -- well just don't even think of trying to fault him on spending time with his kids.
I will not not ever.
He is a good dad this Father's Day no matter your politics on this I think the most profound duty a man can take -- For -- Obama.
I say hats off so I guess we can and will quibble this election year whether he's a good president.
Let the debate and -- let there be no doubt Barack Obama is a very good and I like to think excellent dad.
And I've -- much admire that.
And the president for being that and all the busiest dads on the planet who never forget that their most important job.
Is being attacked.
Being the father.
Being the role of being an example.
We could do worse.
Than to have a president setting an example like that.
Fortunately in this case.
We are not.
And all the busy dads on this planet.
Happy Father's Day and thank you.
For showing that's what's important.
Make it special.
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