You must be the Head Bear

June 1, 2010


Blog Guy, I need you to settle a bet with the guy who’s asphalting my nephew’s driveway.

Yes, yes, fine, that’s my sole purpose for living, to settle bets. What is it this time?

Would it be possible for a polar bear to kill a President of the United States?

obama bear 2 300No. That’s just stupid. Four presidents have been killed in office, all of them with guns. None by polar bears.

You mean none that you KNOW of!

Yes, but they do keep pretty good records about stuff like that.

Look here, I’ve asked Vinny, our Oddly Enough staff sculptor, to create a piece to show you how bizarre this would seem. Is this ridiculous, or what?

My God!!!!!! That’s Barack Obama! That’s not the president I meant! Our bet was about whether a polar bear could have killed President Millard Fillmore! Make your sculptor change it!

I’m sorry I jumped to the wrong conclusion. Hey, Vinny, can you work tomorrow? Bring your tools with you.

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Artist Vincent J.F. Huang’s sculpture Nemesis 2010 of U.S. President Barak Obama’s savaged head being eaten by a polar bear, stands at the Eight Members Club Gallery in London May 28, 2010. Huang’s exhibition attempts to highlight the issues of global warming.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Now, now, nothing to lose your head about.

I gotta say, that’s the most unexpected expression on the Prez’s face. I somehow imagine a completely different look after your head has been ripped off by a polar bear. Maybe he had a full dose of medi-donuts beforehand. Dammit, why won’t he share?

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

Hmmmm….. verrrrrrrrrrrrrry interesting…….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Is it ONLY on Obama to cool down Earth? :-|

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

That’s just terrible! It shows the Polar Bear has pulled out his spinal cord.
We all know that politicians have no spine!

Posted by zeitgeist | Report as abusive

I say that sculptor should’a put a whole heap of politician’s heads in his art installation. It’s not all on Obama’s shoulders! Too right fwd!

What do you call a group of politicions anyway? A gaggle? A murder? A herd?

Oh I remember. An incompetence.



Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

“Free snowcone for anyone who joins the Oddly Enough blog network!”

All I will say is some peoples opinions are irrational and misguided.

fwd079, I totally agree.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Vaguely reminiscent of Mr. Hankey?

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

“Don’t lose your head, join the Oddly Enough blog network!”

Just had to try my hand at taglines…

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

@E & Ifly: Thanks. :-)

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

@justCAM..ha ha yeah. :p

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

@E… oh and that is too funny! :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Wasn’t Sarah Palin’s pet polar bear shot and made into a floor rug?

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

No way could a polar bear have killed Millard Filmore. The bear would’ve been FAR too distracted by the weird hairstyle.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

I had a dream about Obama last night. He didn’t have his head ripped off by a polar bear though. I believe we were discussing the political ties between America and Kenya.

Maybe I should have my head ripped off by a polar bear.

Posted by LMR | Report as abusive

Well, if you are dreaming politics LMR…. maybe you should try banging your head against an iceberg… ripping it off just seems a bit too harsh…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I’d have liked polar bears in my dreams last night. Instead I got Knit_Nurse driving me around windswept seaside towns in a Trabant whilst we got nearly swept away by waves. But we did have our own field of wheat for grinding into bread flour, which was nice.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Please assure me that Nurse was nowhere near the Cumbria carnage….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Is that to say dreaming of Knit_Nurse is not preferable to polar bears?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Not the type of carnage you’re likely to hear about.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

I like mine with chicken… :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Does Obama taste like chicken to the polar bear?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Lets ask the Pollie, now shall we, mr.Pilot?
Umm… I had rather not… he/she still looks hungry… RUNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive