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Obama tries to soften up
press with ice cream

The Hill (Washington DC), by Justin Sink

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Posted By:JoniTx, 6/26/2014 9:34:03 PM

President Obama looked to curry favor with his traveling press corps on Thursday, offering to treat reporters to an ice cream cone during a stop at a Minnesota dessert parlor. "Press, you guys want some? On me. No? Is that unethical?” Obama asked reporters who accompanied him to the Grand Ole Creamery, a Twin Cities chain. “I’m trying to soften you up.” Obama told employees of the shop that one of his first jobs was scooping ice cream at Baskin Robbins — eliciting a groan from the workers at the rival parlor. “No, the point is that my first job

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 6/26/2014 9:37:20 PM     (No. 9901318)

And, you know what? It worked, just as it always has.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 6/26/2014 9:38:29 PM     (No. 9901320)

Pathetic! He knows he´s stepped in it and maybe he´s getting a bit worried! People are sick of him.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 6/26/2014 10:36:04 PM     (No. 9901380)

His first job was scooping ice cream. Which Social Security number did he use for that one?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno, 6/26/2014 11:02:34 PM     (No. 9901407)

The mechanic said: "Looks like you blew a seal"
Barry said " No, no, it´s just ice cream, honest!"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: grady, 6/27/2014 12:01:11 AM     (No. 9901445)

He still has it!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05tNQxdCn58

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/27/2014 12:21:05 AM     (No. 9901456)

That might have been his only real job.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 6/27/2014 8:00:11 AM     (No. 9901650)

I just love reading the (s)Hill . Especially the puff pieces penned by Justin Sink.

Yet another example of why he was named after the son that Bill Clinton almost had.

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