Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Blog Guy, I see the Obamas are vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard again this summer. Those lucky residents! They can just walk out on their porches and balconies and see Barack and Michelle. What fun!
Well, yes and no. It’s more work than it was the last time Obama went to the Vineyard.
Let’s face it. He’s not as new or popular as he used to be, but the White House still wants it to look like he’s drawing the crowds.
So, folks have been ordered to have someone at every window, and balconies must have at least two people on them, no matter what.
Blog Guy, I’m very, very confused.
That’s nothing to be ashamed of in this blog, sir. What seems to be the problem?
I saw a photo of Hooters waitresses watching President Obama last weekend. I’ve always been led to believe if the words “Hooters” and “U.S. President” ever appeared together, it would be the end of the world.
Blog Guy, you’re the only journalist in the country who is seriously covering those Government Death Panels that Sarah Palin warned us about, which were created under health care reform. These things are evil and brutal, and I hope you get a Pulitzer for your work.
Thanks, you’re much too kind. I do consider it a major story. Did you have a question about the panels?
Blog Guy, my sister went to Washington DC this summer and got her picture taken with President Obama at some event. Is that worth anything?
It all depends on the quality of the cutout. You know, did they use good cardboard, nice glossy finish, great big grin, almost real, that kind of thing.
Blog Guy, last month you said that in case extremists get into the White House grounds and overpower the Secret Service, the Obamas have been trained to hide behind trees and shrubs.
You said they even carry bundles of foliage when they cross an open area. You had a photo of Michelle Obama carrying protective bundles of herbs.
Welcome back to a regular feature we like to call, “What are the chances?”
Think of the odds against you going out one day and running into Bill Clinton or Mick Jagger. I’ve never come across either of them, and yet, they go to catch a soccer match and find each other.
Blog Guy, I love it when you give us Inside Washington stuff that nobody else knows. What’s the latest hot topic among President Obama’s inner circle?
Oh man, it’s an ugly one! You didn’t hear this from me, but it turns out Obama expects his people to carry oversized business cards. He thinks it’s classy.
Blog Guy, tell me some inside Washington stuff. What if extremists get into the White House grounds and overpower the Secret Service? What’s the contingency plan?
I don’t think I should make that public.
Come on, just between us. Nobody reads this blog in the summer, anyway. I bet the plan involves jet packs and hidden trap doors….