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Marc Thiessen thinks he's caught BHO in dereliction of his duties by not attending PDB meetings on daily basis.  I think Marc states that BHO has only attended 40% of them.  Let's think about this for a minute.

GW Bush took his PDB's orally almost daily, without failure.  Why?  He preferred this method over reading.  By the way, a lot of good those verbal PDBs were in thwarting 9/11, but I digress.

Ronald Reagan read his PDBs 99% of the time.  Marc likes to say that Reagan and BHO aren't comparable because we live in post 9/11 world.  Excuse me.... the COLD WAR we were living from 1947 - 1991 makes the war on terror look like Romper Room.

The bottom line is, there is no structure - formal or informal, to the PDB.  All Presidents receive them in writing.  Some like to have a meeting to discuss them, especially if you are a grammatical idiot as GWB is.  BHO has opted for a mix.  BHO like any other President gets briefed on a daily basis in the manner of their own choosing.

The only advantage the right can see to have BHO personally attend a meeting is to get him off the campaign trail.  Good luck with that!

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