Want something that’s bad for you, Mr. President?

November 23, 2011

Hi there, waitress, we’re the Corkery family, and we’ll be having your family-style breakfast special, where the whole family eats for for $22.95. I’ll have the…

Excuse me, Mr. Obama, I know who you are. You’re gonna have to go ahead and pay for your own breakfast…

Obama? Hah! I’m Floyd Corkery, but I do hear that a lot. People seem to think I look a little like the president.

So, waitress, the rest of my family will all have the egg-white asparagus omelets, and I’ll have El Gordo, the cheese-covered breakfast burrito, with the beer batter fries and barbecue sauce, and on the side, some maple…

Mr. Corkery, will you be ordering anything for those gentlemen over there in the black suits with the sunglasses and guns?

Nah, they’re good. But look, if a muscular lady who looks like my wife walks in here, then this kid in the green shirt is the one having the burrito, you undertand?

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President Barack Obama sits down with the Corkery family for breakfast in Julien’s Corner Kitchen in Manchester, New Hampshire November 22, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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Beat my lunch, waitress..
Wheat chapatis (something like tortillas), and a cottage cheese dry curry,with sauted onions and topped with rosemary.. :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Seems the POTUS really enjoys his outdoors time…

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

@Shra: I’m not sure where you’re having lunch, but may I join? It sounds heavenly.

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive

I humbly offer a haiku:

Time for a big meal
Either it’s the Corkerys
Or it’s Thanksgiving

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive

Notice how everyone in the restaurant in both photos is looking at the President — except the guy in the baseball cap? I’m guessing that Mr. Baseball Cap’s hat was dyed from its original white color so as not to call attention to it. We know better, though.

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive

The guy in the cap looks like some sort of fugitive from justice…or maybe he just doesn’t want all of his Tea Party friends to know that he went to Julien’s Corner Kitchen to see the POTUS and chow down on those egg-white asparagus omelets….

Posted by Moonshine | Report as abusive

Kid looks scared to death…. I don’t see any doughnuts on the table, what’s wrong with those NH yankees?

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

@Dave: Their trip to the Goofy Face Museum and Doughnut Shop is scheduled for after breakfast.

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive

Once again, POTUS evades both Michelle and Joe, and racks up another bill for the VP to pay.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

ok someone has to say it:

That Floyd, he’s a real corker!

Posted by jclimacus081 | Report as abusive

It all depends on ‘what the meaning of bad is…’

May I suggest, if the POTUS wants something ‘bad’ for himself, I think that getting a Monica Lewinski would fill the description admirably! Depending on the meaning of ‘bad,’ naturally.

Posted by uncarastus | Report as abusive

@jclimacus: I can just hear Herman Cain now:
More corkers, fewer workers.
No, wait that’s not right. We need more jobs…

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive

@Spin: “Herman Cain for President”
Now THAT’S a real corker

Baz/Lamar 2012!

Posted by jclimacus081 | Report as abusive

Speaking of meals with the family, whether good food or bad, I would like to wish my fellow Stateside commenters and readers of the blog a happy Thanksgiving. I will likely not be reading the blog on Thanksgiving, so I am wishing you a happy holiday today.

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive

Happy Thanksgiving, Spin, and all the bloggers.

@unca: I don’t think they have Monica on the menu…

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

@Unca – the POTUS quit smoking! Oh…maybe you didn’t mean a cigar

Happy Thanksgiving to all and to all a good night ;)

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

@Spin, and a happy Thanksgiving to you! And to all my fellow OEers who celebrate. :)

Now pass a bowl of Chocolate Frosted Sugar Bombs please.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Umm… chocolate frosted sugar bombs! Yuuummmmm!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I dont celebrate Thanksgiving, but that wont stop me from wishing everyone who does the same! :)
I made a Lemon Drizzle Cake, anyone like a slice?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

sounds good, Shra! I’ll add another mile to my run an take a small slice ;)

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

haha that kid looks scared :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

@Fwd – the kid is afraid of the same thing the POTUS is worried about…FLOTUS and her healthy eating initiative

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

fwd, that is because he was mobbed by secret service agents when he picked up his butter knife!

Peaches, you KNOW what I meant!

Posted by uncarastus | Report as abusive

@Shra, yes please! :D

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

@ifly: Did Calvin and Hobbes visit you for Thanksgiving? How wonderful that is!

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive