Easter Bunny imposes Obama no-fly zone

April 1, 2010

OBAMA/Even President Barack Obama had to change his ways for the Easter Bunny.

The White House is preparing for the annual Easter Egg Roll where scores of children will join the First Family’s Easter celebrations. But the tents have restricted the landing zone for the president’s preferred form of conveyance from his residence, the Marine One helicopter.

That’s why Obama was forced to take a motorcade out to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland for a day-trip to Portland, Maine, where he will try to sell healthcare reform to skeptical Americans.

The Easter Egg Roll on Monday is one of the most highly anticipated events of the White House social calendar, at least among the younger crowd. No word on whether First Dog Bo will be joining the hunt.

Photo credit: Reuters/Larry Downing (Obama and Easter Bunny at 2009 White House Easter Egg Roll)

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