The following article, Barack Obama’s Extravagant Birthday Plans Put Dems in a Delta Dilemma, was first published on Flag And Cross.
For weeks upon weeks now, we’ve been inundated with the far let’s ideas about the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic, and just where the nation will need to go from here.
Many are predicting that mask mandates will be coming back and, for many, this is already becoming true. Others are growing concerned that state and local governments could be heading toward another widespread lockdown, despite just how painful our first lockdown was for the economy.
But not the Obama family. In fact, as their Democratic colleagues in Congress continue to push caution and concern about this new delta variant of coronavirus, they’re getting ready to mingle in Martha’s Vineyard.
Obama will turn 60 on Wednesday and is anticipated to invite dozens of his friends to his nearly 30-acre property in Massachusetts. It is unclear who exactly will be invited, but one source told the Hill that stars such as Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney received invites.
And there was no mistaking the scope of the party.
“It’s going to be big,” a source told the Hill.
Guests will reportedly be asked to take a coronavirus test and be vaccinated ahead of the event.
Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama purchased the $11.75 million mansion in 2019, which is located in the Edgartown section of the island.
The party will put congressional Democrats in a tough spot, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues to take drastic measures in response to the rise of the delta variant – a stark contrast to the fanciful whimsy that the Obama family is demonstrating.
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