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Saw this on tv tonight. Priceless!:D

Obama signs note for girl skipping school


A VISIT to see the president of the United States is probably the best excuse in the world to skip school, especially if he then personally writes your teacher a note.
President Barack Obama, who has two girls, swiftly sought to help a fellow dad out of a dilemma when he discovered John Corpus had brought his daughter to see him at a public meeting in Wisconsin, instead of taking her to school.
"I am fortunate enough to be here with my 10-year-old daughter, who is missing her last day of school for this. I hope she doesn't get in trouble," Mr Corpus told the president.
"Oh, no," replied Mr Obama, all ears.
"Yes," came the reply.
"Do you need me to write a note?" asked the president.
"I'll take you up on that, actually, Mr. President."
"All right. Go ahead. I'll start writing it now," replied Mr Obama. "What's her name?"
"John Corpus," replied the startled father.
"No, her," Mr Obama corrected him.
Mr Corpus then tried to pose his question at the town hall meeting in Green Bay, when Mr Obama interrupted him, saying "No, no, I'm serious. What's your daughter's name?"
"Her name is Kennedy," the bemused Mr Corpus said.
"Kennedy. All right. That's a cool name," replied Mr Obama.
A few minutes later Kennedy made her way through the crowd to receive her note from Mr Obama written as the president was listening to her father's question about healthcare reform.

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574,25624533-23109,00.html
 

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I'd a told the dumbass that he should have just called the school and let them know she wasn't gonna be there and why.:rolleyes:

Doubt that they'd a done much to a 10 year old missing the last day anyway, I think this is what they call "window dressing.";)
 

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Saw the footage on GMA this morning. He's a cool dude! :)
 

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I'd a told the dumbass that he should have just called the school and let them know she wasn't gonna be there and why.:rolleyes:

Doubt that they'd a done much to a 10 year old missing the last day anyway, I think this is what they call "window dressing.";)
Well - I am sure that they did call the school ahead of the event and I am sure that she really did not need a note from the President - especially since it was the last day of classes.

It's a little humor and great PR.
 

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Well - I am sure that they did call the school ahead of the event and I am sure that she really did not need a note from the President - especially since it was the last day of classes.

It's a little humor and great PR.
Window dressing is all it is, Abe Lincoln was the master of it, it's the reason for alot of those Lincoln stories some POTUS have been better at it than others. ;)

It means someone around there has studied history.;)
 
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