#FirstWorldProblems #WoodmontCountryClub Member: “I’m out of here”

Lifelong Woodmont Country Club member resigns over Obama golf controversy
by Julie Zauzmer
January 16, 2017

The mayor of a tony Maryland suburb resigned from a prominent golf club on Monday because the club might not welcome President Obama as a member. Jeffrey Slavin, the mayor of the Montgomery County town of Somerset, wrote in an email that he would not remain a member of Woodmont Country Club because of a recent fevered debate about whether Obama could join…“He [Obama] has created a situation in the world where Israel’s very existence is weakened and possibly threatened . . .” longtime member Faith Goldstein wrote in a late December email obtained by The Washington Post. “He is not welcome at Woodmont. His admittance would create a storm that could destroy our club.” READ MORE

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