Obama's Travels and the Election of 2012
Part of our job as government teachers, I believe, is to demystify our federal government. Here is one way. This article details why Obama goes where he goes. Most of it has to do with what were the close states in the election of 2008 and what are projected to be in 2012. I am sure if one looked at the domestic travels of the Cabinet, one would see the same similarities. This article also comes with a graphic which I will use in my class in the fall. Above is a video that also briefly mentions Obama's travels.