White House staff ‘getting bored’ by Obama’s Indonesian childhood anecdotes

Employees at the White House have confessed that continued stories about the President’s exotic upbringing in Hawaii and Indonesia and his work in the poorest areas of Chicago have ceased to be inspiring and now ‘tend to go on a bit’.

‘We enjoyed his autobiography and all, but hearing it every day? It’s always ‘when I was a mixed race child in the last days of segregation’, or ‘an interesting thing happened when I was editing Harvard Law Review’, I mean, really…’ complained an anonymous staffer, ‘Say what you like about the last guy, but he always had a funny story about what he’d just seen on the Flintstones, and just had this special way of making you feel smarter and better about yourself.’

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Posted: May 20th, 2009 by

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