With the oil spill far from under control, the sailing photos have sparked outrage -- including from within the Obama White House.
Meanwhile, President Obama played golf yesterday, prompting some Republicans to question the president's own leisure time.
BP defended Hayward's day off, just as the White House defends the president's.
So tonight, we ask you: Is it a fair comparison? Does either man deserve a day off?
Tell us what you think.
Embedded below is White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on "This Week" criticizing Hayward's PR problem.