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Obama tries to connect with ordinary
Americans – through junk food

Washington Post, by Katie Zezima

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/18/2014 10:36:32 AM

Has food - especially junk food - played as large a role in the messaging of any other presidential administration as it has in that of President Obama? Obama has long complained about feeling hemmed in by the presidency, and has made a habit lately of escaping the White House by walking down the street, skipping town and meeting with regular Americans who have written him letters or have some connection to an issue he plans to discuss. The common thread in almost all of these excursions? Food or drink. And nothing fancy. The latest adventure came Thursday, when Obama

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/18/2014 10:40:39 AM     (No. 9930156)

Rubbish. Psychobabble.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Drive, 7/18/2014 10:42:04 AM     (No. 9930161)

Obama gets the munchies. Wonder why

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nimby, 7/18/2014 11:05:23 AM     (No. 9930204)

Connect with ordinary Americans? The same ordinary Americans who are not allowed to tour the WH? The very same ordinary Americans who are working and don´t have time for orchestrated chow-sharing with Mr. Loose? The ordinary Americans who are being lectured by Mrs.Loose who feasts on caviar and Kobe beef while Mr. Loose chomps on burgers?


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Reply 4 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/18/2014 11:12:07 AM     (No. 9930220)

I wonder ...

- what Chipotles, the Denver barbecue place, Starbucks, Charcoal Pit, and other places featured in his "ordinary Americans" outreach enjoy being characterized junk food by the WaPo?

- why did the WaPo used ordinary Americans in the headline? As opposed to ??? Americans?

- is Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) one of those ordinary Americans?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: strike3, 7/18/2014 11:26:57 AM     (No. 9930233)

Whatever points the Connector-in-Chief made by visiting the barbecue place in Texas, he lost those and more by being an ass and jumping to the front of the line. If zero was an American, he wouldn´t have to try so hard to be an American.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: paral04, 7/18/2014 11:42:18 AM     (No. 9930257)

Exactly how are these excursions into the land of the commoner going to protect us from invasion of southern border, from the 300 million muslims who want to destroy us,
balance our budget and get people back to work?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 7/18/2014 12:08:39 PM     (No. 9930287)

One nut plus one nut = zero = common core math.
What rational, hard- working person pays attention to these people ? Obviously the MSM is mesmerized by their feats, which is why I use the internet for factual news. Just my opinion.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: fobo, 7/18/2014 12:19:12 PM     (No. 9930302)

kneepad journalism.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Achilles, 7/18/2014 12:52:28 PM     (No. 9930329)

The negative comments below the article are very unusual for an article in the slobbering Washington post.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dbdiva, 7/18/2014 12:56:03 PM     (No. 9930332)

“Me and Joe, we share shakes all the time"

What a fine grasp of grammer this dude has!
But... if he feels ´hemmed in´ I do have a remedy for that.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: PAdiva, 7/18/2014 1:40:28 PM     (No. 9930382)

I guess a choom party in the Rose Garden would not be kosher.
If he wants to be like an ordinary American, vacation at Camp David or Chicago. Yup- experience the fun of a stay-cation.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/18/2014 10:54:15 PM     (No. 9930960)

#2, he calls himself the bear. He gets the munchies, and we know why.

Let´s call him Tokey the Bear.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/18/2014 11:07:24 PM     (No. 9930970)

This couple is possessed by food.
He has the munchies and eats everything she doesn´t want school kids to eat, and she has a serious eating disorder. Dinner must be miserable with them.



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