Have you had the meatloaf here, Hillary?

January 7, 2011

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Blog Guy, I read that President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went to a NATO summit in Portugal. What the heck do they do at a thing like that?

lunch 300The first item of business at those major international summits is to put in their lunch order.

Lunch order? That’s what they’re doing? They look confused.

Sure. Some of these lunch menus, it’s hard to tell whether any side dishes come with the entree, or if a beverage is included, or what the local word for ketchup is. And if you get the combo platter does that include your dessert, and if so is it a good one, like pie, or just some bogus foreign dessert, like flan?

lunch clinton obama 300Plus, is the tip included, or is this one of those countries where nobody expects a tip, and so on and so forth…

Gosh, in that one picture it looks like Barack Obama and David Cameron are both trying to sneak a look at Clinton’s lunch order.

Yeah, I imagine they’re sneaking a look at her room number so they can charge their lunches to her. It’s an old business travel trick I’ve used myself.

What is Clinton saying to Obama in that bottom photo? It looks very serious.

Let’s see. According to the official transcript she’s saying, “So Mr. President, you gonna eat that pickle?”

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Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. President Barack Obama attend the opening session of the NATO Summit in Lisbon November 19, 2010.

REUTERS photos by Yves Herman and Kevin Lamarque

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I thought Hillary was asking when Joe Biden was getting back with the doughnuts, and that Mr. President, once again, suddenly remembered that he hadn’t given poor old Joe any money.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Lunch Initiated Service and Beverage Ordering Automation. LISBOA.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

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Ok settle down politicians it’s time for your test..

Question 1) If you only have $1 billion to spend but the budget calls for $1 trillion, how much will it cost to print the money needed to keep spending?

Question 2) If country A has 5000 new clee err weapons and country B has 3000, figure out the most strategic way to lose the least amount of your voter base should someone decide to push the button.

Question 3) Calculate your countries budget required to increase it’s use of alternative energies thereby decreasing it’s demand on fossil fuels.

Question 3a) Calculate the fuel burn of your private jet from your country to Hawaii.

Bonus Question: Define to the best of your ability the phrase “A government of the people, for the people, by the people.”

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Awww. Mr Spam Filter liked my post so much he ate it!

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

@Spin, you would not make a good politician because you have noticed errors (whether intentional or not. Hey gimme credit, some of them might have been intentional! Ok fine they weren’t, I hang my head in shame. :p) and have submitted your answers and thoughts in a clear, concise manner. While your opinions might be well thought out and quite relevant you are fated to live under a government who might read question three and think “Does using alternative energies mean taking the Gulfstream III instead of the Gulfstream V on my next vacation? Cause the Gulfstream III only has the one mini bar which kinda sucks.”

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

@Ifly:

1) No decisions have been made regarding this question. Congress will consider the findings of a taxpayer-funded study. That study will be funded as soon as the think tank owned by relatives of Congressional representatives responds to Congress’s query as to why human sweat stinks.

2) No decisions have been made in this regard. Congress is cautiously optimimistic that no country has nuclear weapons that the American voting public is aware of.

3.a) Congress has made no decisions in regard to alternative energies. Congress believes no alternative sources are necessary since there is an unlimited supply of fossil fuels and “global warming” is a mere myth. In any event, Congressional representatives are busy purchasing real estate where the new coastline of the United Startes will lie once the ice caps at the north and south poles melt.

3.b) Congress will fund a study at taxpayer expense to make the requisite calculations.

Bonus) Congress believes that statement was made by the same president who said: “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and you can fool all the people some of the time, and you can fool all the people all of the time.” Congress will fund a study at taxpayer expense to ascertain the name of that president.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

I can picture them right now in a 5th grade classroom of a posh school where the guys peek into the girl’s paper to get a pass…
imagining Hillary Clinton in her current avatar, only with pigtails… :D

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

@Doc, now that is spot on! :)

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