Empty vessel.

Via Weekly Standard:

Since becoming the president of the United States of America, Barack Obama has delivered 699 speeches using a Teleprompter, according to statistics compiled by CBS reporter Mark Knoller. That number includes campaign speeches, State of the Union addresses, and everything in between.

All told, according to Knoller, President Obama has made 1,852 speeches, remarks and comments.

Obama’s given 35 “speeches in which he referred to Slurpees.” He’s held 58 town halls.

The president’s gone golfing 113 times, playing 52 times close to the White House at Andrews Air Force Base.

And Obama’s taken 13 vacations, which all told have spanned 83 days.

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