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General News    H3'ed 6/8/09

OBAMA ELECTRIFIES WORLD: SHOULD WE BELIEVE THE HYPE?

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OBAMA ELECTRIFIES THE WORLD: CAN WE BELIEVE THE HYPE?

The President As Celebrity Conquers Europe Just As Europe Moves Right

 

By Danny Schechter

Author of Plunder

 

You still want to like him, even if it has now been confirmed that the President of the United States travels with an official food taster or so the French news agency reported.

 

"They have someone who tastes the dishes," said waiter Gabriel de Carvalho  from the "La Fontaine de Mars" restaurant where Obama and his family turned up for dinner on Saturday night. It wasn't very pleasant for the cooks at first, but the person was very nice and was relaxed, so it all went well," he said on the Itele news channel.”

 

Perhaps more brain shattering was the quote attributed to the owner of the Restaurant, who said with all sincerity that he had seen God. 

 

“We all think of him that way,” he added.

 

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