Obama’s daughters

December 31, 2008

Obama, daughters cause stir on Hawaii outing

HAWAII KAI, Hawaii,  Dec 26 (Reuters) – Barack Obama, trying to enjoy the last semblance of normal life before he becomes U.S. president on Jan. 20, caused a commotion when he took his daughters to a shopping mall in Hawaii on Friday.

It made for a surreal scene — the president-elect, daughters Malia, 7, and Sasha, 10 and family friends eating at a table at the mall watched by a crowd of onlookers and surrounded by anxious-looking Secret Service agents.

The ages of the Obama girls were reversed in this article. It should state Malia is 10 and Sasha is 7.

Right. We corrected: GBU Editor 

President-elect Barack Obama enjoys shaved ice with his daughters Sasha and Malia and family friends at Hawaii Kai shopping center December 26, 2008. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry
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Regarding the Obama good, bad, and ugly story about his children, which is a wonderful story, but compare that to President Bush’s experience with the media and his children. As I recall there were very few if any good stories about them. I wonder how this article would read if Obama were a Republican. I’ll give you a clue, Condoleezza Rice, she’s as smart as Obama, good person, good looking, snappy dresser, plays the piano and is vilified by the main street press.

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