It is now an article of faith amongst the right that President Obama’s background was not “vetted” by the mainstream media prior to his first run for the presidency in 2007. This is false. In reality, the mainstream media exhaustively covered Barack Obama’s background. The mainstream press sent reporters to Chicago, Hawaii, and Jakarta, Indonesia
The beach is definitely not worth the walk to it. The surroundings are beautiful, and if you're into a nature trail, that's a plus. But if you're mostly there for the beach, it will be a disappointment.