AND SPEAKING OF PRESIDENTIAL RECREATION DURING CRISES...
Yes, President Obama continued to play golf after the murder of James Foley -- but remember that an aide to President Kennedy summoned Mimi Alford, a college student with whom JFK was having an affair, to the White House in the midst of the Cuban Missile Crisis, according to Alford's 2012 memoir, Once Upon a Secret.
Although it should be noted that they didn't actually have sex, according to Alford:
But he wanted her there for him. And yet the world survived.