Aw: Obama takes NBC News out for burgers

posted at 5:51 pm on May 29, 2009 by Allahpundit

And like any good gentleman out on a date with someone who loves him, he paid. Just a spur-of-the-moment thing, mind you, befitting the regular guy that he is; the fact that this happened on the very day NBC is following him around for its “day in the life of the president” documentary is a complete coincidence.

I was a little worried we wouldn’t find out what he ordered, but fear not. Norah comes through at the end.

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Meanwhile the Russians can clearly see what Obama represents:
http://english.pravda.ru/opinion/columnists/107459-0/

elduende on May 29, 2009 at 5:53 PM

GOOD GAWD. Will a nuclear bomb dropped on NYC be enough to wake people up to the atrocity that is the Obozo administration?

txag92 on May 29, 2009 at 5:54 PM

Does this not create a conflict of interest? Do the companies that hire the reporters not have a code of ethics?

Jamson64 on May 29, 2009 at 5:54 PM

Congratulations NBC! Most of the time when you put out before the first date, he’ll never buy you dinner. Just remember, if you supersized it, that means fifth base for The One. Again.

trubble on May 29, 2009 at 5:56 PM

Does this not create a conflict of interest? Do the companies that hire the reporters not have a code of ethics?

Jamson64 on May 29, 2009 at 5:54 PM

hey screw all that he’s a cool cat

//C Buckley

sven10077 on May 29, 2009 at 5:56 PM

Does this not create a conflict of interest? Do the companies that hire the reporters not have a code of ethics?

Jamson64 on May 29, 2009 at 5:54 PM

Yeah, it does. The best weapon to hit them with is declining ratings.

ddrintn on May 29, 2009 at 5:56 PM

Another choreographed ‘surprise’ visit. Funny how NBC is always around for those.

JammieWearingFool on May 29, 2009 at 5:56 PM

The man loves his burgers. I guess he didn’t take Joe out with him this time…probably didn’t have time for find the leash.

AUINSC on May 29, 2009 at 5:57 PM

Aw: Obama takes NBC News out for burgers

……And in other news, the American people were surprised the see sh*t sandwiches, sent by the obama administration.

HornetSting on May 29, 2009 at 5:58 PM

Brinkley would vomit if he could see this.

ddrintn on May 29, 2009 at 5:58 PM

All hail King Hussein.

faraway on May 29, 2009 at 5:59 PM

Man has some taste, though. Five Guys is really, really good.

And it’s now a national chain.

I wonder if he ordered it with “fancy mustard.”

YYZ on May 29, 2009 at 6:00 PM

Do the companies that hire the reporters not have a code of ethics?

Jamson64 on May 29, 2009 at 5:54 PM

Not for some time now. I think it was after the Carter administration they stopped worrying about ethics.

PappaMac on May 29, 2009 at 6:00 PM

He paid, my ass. We paid the bill.

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:01 PM

Oh for the love of G_d…

It was ridiculous during the campaign but now the coverage is absurd.

myrenovations on May 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM

Don’t speak ill of his ideology or ethics, or mention his middle name. We are being monitored for hate speech.

whitetop on May 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM

Wondered if he asked for dijon this time.

deidre on May 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM

Just had to grease them up for their nightly love-in.
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Branch Rickey on May 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM

He paid, my ass. We paid the bill.

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:01 PM

But but but if he bought soda the tax revenues would be returned to the government and little kids could get some quality health care.

WashJeff on May 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM

I’m puking all over my steering wheel

blatantblue on May 29, 2009 at 6:03 PM

Does anybody remember the punk rock song “Anarchy Burger…hold the Government”?

birdhurd on May 29, 2009 at 6:03 PM

He paid, my ass. We paid the bill.

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:01 PM

Precisely. And we’ll be paying for his burgers for the rest of his life.

tru2tx on May 29, 2009 at 6:03 PM

Shouldn’t Chairman Zero be setting the example for us mere mortals by eating salads and tofu, you know, to stay healthy so we won’t overburden obamacare? But then again, when he and his sycophants need a heart bypass, they will be sent to the front of the line and get the vip treatment, while the rest of us wait hours for our bactine and band-aids.

Spectreman on May 29, 2009 at 6:04 PM

Wondered if he asked for dijon this time.

deidre on May 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM

No, but Tapper did sneaked in and put some habaneros on Obama’s burger.

WashJeff on May 29, 2009 at 6:06 PM

What’s on a MarxBurger anyway?

faraway on May 29, 2009 at 6:06 PM

pay for play

rob verdi on May 29, 2009 at 6:06 PM

I’m glad to know what the asshat ate for lunch, meanwhile, the Dog Eating Pygmy across the big blue ocean is planning to stuff the asshat’s face in his lap again tomorrow with another missle launch.
Exit question, what did the Dog Eating Pygmy have for lunch today? German Shepard or Shitzu?

HornetSting on May 29, 2009 at 6:07 PM

There must be a mirror behind the cash register so Dear Leader can observe his surfs as they stand behind him and gaze at his magnificence.

Zorro on May 29, 2009 at 6:08 PM

At least he went to Five Guys, which may be the best burger chain in the country. I think it might be better than In N Out.

Tabris on May 29, 2009 at 6:08 PM

I’m sure there were no British papers nearby.

Our dictator declared war on them today.

Politico

Gibbs began. “Let’s just say if I wanted to look up — if I wanted to read a writeup today of how Manchester United fared last night in the Champion’s League cup, I might open up a British newspaper. If I was looking for something that bordered on truthful news, I’m not entirely sure it’d be in the first pack of clips I’d pick up.”

“You’re not going to find very many of these newspapers and truth within 25 words of each other,”

faraway on May 29, 2009 at 6:08 PM

I expect an SNL spoof on this… not.

chunderroad on May 29, 2009 at 6:09 PM

Taking them out for burgers like the children they are.

Skywise on May 29, 2009 at 6:09 PM

Precisely. And we’ll be paying for his burgers for the rest of his life.

tru2tx on May 29, 2009 at 6:03 PM

I almost hate you for reminding me of this…

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:10 PM

At least he went to Five Guys, which may be the best burger chain in the country. I think it might be better than In N Out.

Tabris on May 29, 2009 at 6:08 PM

Heretic

:0

CWforFreedom on May 29, 2009 at 6:10 PM

Cheap date.
I hope Brian Williams didn’t put out.

Disturb the Universe on May 29, 2009 at 6:12 PM

I expect an SNL spoof on this… not.

chunderroad on May 29, 2009 at 6:09 PM

They’ve already done it…

…America – been veddy veddy good to me.

And

Cheesebuhguh, cheesebuguh, cheeps, cheeps, petsi, petsi…

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:12 PM

You know, I have read each of the commits on this page as well as many more on HOTAIR, but, the bottomline is ‘IF WE ALL DON’T BAND TOGEATHER, WE CANNOT OVER COME WHAT IS HAPPENING TO OUR COUNTRY’, it’s more than just Tea Parties folks, much more.

foxone on May 29, 2009 at 6:12 PM

At least he went to Five Guys, which may be the best burger chain in the country. I think it might be better than In N Out.

Tabris on May 29, 2009 at 6:08 PM

In N Out just described the activity after lunch….

HornetSting on May 29, 2009 at 6:12 PM

He has the biggest heart in the world!

Firebird on May 29, 2009 at 6:12 PM

Be careful, NBC. He might try the reacharound….

mjk on May 29, 2009 at 6:13 PM

This prick eats cows (animal hater) who produce methane (anti-environment)and consumes high fat/cholesterol foods. He’s a smoker and former cocaine user. He is cruising for a bruising. Doesn’t this clown know that he is at (1/2) increased risk for high blood pressure/cholesterol/heart disease because of his ethnicity? Why doesn’t his wife care anyway? Can’t she pack the guy something a little healthier to eat when he’s out laying waste to America? What about some low-fat cottage cheese and fruit and nuts in a tupperware?

And why won’t anyone help me out with a link to his medical records???

JiangxiDad on May 29, 2009 at 6:13 PM

No, Obama didn’t buy NBC News a Burger…. the TAXPAYERS did!

CynicalOptimist on May 29, 2009 at 6:14 PM

how much did the owners of 5 guys donate to obama?

angryed on May 29, 2009 at 6:14 PM

“And remember, when you’re writing stories about the job loss numbers for the month of May, be sure to emphasize…..hey, you want sprinkles on your ice cream?. As I was saying, be sure to emphasize….”

ardenenoch on May 29, 2009 at 6:14 PM

Meanwhile the Russians can clearly see what Obama represents:
http://english.pravda.ru/opinion/columnists/107459-0/

elduende on May 29, 2009 at 5:53 PM

That was awesome. I wish reporters over here had balls.

They need to start asking “the world” if they like obama because they like obama or if they like obama because obama sucks in those polls.

Joe Caps on May 29, 2009 at 6:16 PM

how much did the owners of 5 guys donate to obama?

angryed on May 29, 2009 at 6:14 PM

Probably a little more than they donated to MCCAIN I bet. Most are smart to play both sides

CWforFreedom on May 29, 2009 at 6:16 PM

Gibbs began. “Let’s just say if I wanted to look up — if I wanted to read a writeup today of how Manchester United fared last night in the Champion’s League cup, I might open up a British newspaper. If I was looking for something that bordered on truthful news, I’m not entirely sure it’d be in the first pack of clips I’d pick up.”

“You’re not going to find very many of these newspapers and truth within 25 words of each other,”

faraway on May 29, 2009 at 6:08 PM

LOL…aside from the WSJ and the Washington Times, the UK papers (even the Guardian) are the only ones worth reading.

ddrintn on May 29, 2009 at 6:17 PM

Better have been some damn good burgers.

blatantblue on May 29, 2009 at 6:17 PM

Obama’s always good for a reach-around!

TexasJew on May 29, 2009 at 6:18 PM

I expect an SNL spoof on this… not.

chunderroad on May 29, 2009 at 6:09 PM

That’s because they already did that sketch in 1992.

YYZ on May 29, 2009 at 6:19 PM

I will glady pay you Tuesday, for a hamburger today…

atheling on May 29, 2009 at 6:19 PM

He paid, my ass. We paid the bill.

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:01 PM

Precisely. And we’ll be paying for his burgers for the rest of his life.

tru2tx on May 29, 2009 at 6:03 PM

Not to mention his angioplasty after all of those burgers.

Tim_B on May 29, 2009 at 6:20 PM

Obama’s always good for a reach-around!

TexasJew on May 29, 2009 at 6:18 PM

Spare us the details…..

kidding

CWforFreedom on May 29, 2009 at 6:20 PM

He paid, my ass. We paid the bill.

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:01 PM

No, Obama didn’t buy NBC News a Burger…. the TAXPAYERS did!

CynicalOptimist on May 29, 2009 at 6:14 PM

Hey….ketchup! LOL

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:20 PM

‘IF WE ALL DON’T BAND TOGEATHER, WE CANNOT OVER COME WHAT IS HAPPENING TO OUR COUNTRY’, it’s more than just Tea Parties folks, much more.

foxone on May 29, 2009 at 6:12 PM

Hey – I’ve had to supress a suicidal rage since this morning when I heard about the Black Panther suit getting dismissed.

But at the end of the day…. as Tony Soprano would say, “whattreya gonna do?”.

tru2tx on May 29, 2009 at 6:21 PM

Didn’t Chris Matthews volunteer to be his royal food taster?

Sign of the Dollar on May 29, 2009 at 6:22 PM

Must be the drugs keeping him so thin.

DanaSmiles on May 29, 2009 at 6:23 PM

Didn’t Chris Matthews volunteer to be his royal food taster?

Sign of the Dollar on May 29, 2009 at 6:22 PM

He did but they passed as that tingle in his leg even worried them

CWforFreedom on May 29, 2009 at 6:23 PM

Are the burgers there halal?

Will O’Reilly find this question “hateful”?

Disturb the Universe on May 29, 2009 at 6:25 PM

Well now I can’t eat at Five guys anymore. DAMMIT!!

portlandon on May 29, 2009 at 6:25 PM

Did NBC ask King Hussein who he was married to in 1980? He left that out of his book(s).

faraway on May 29, 2009 at 6:26 PM

Before Czar….Hussein Hussein Hussein Hussein Hussein

Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia

After Czar……pretty skittles

nondhimmie on May 29, 2009 at 6:27 PM

Hey….ketchup! LOL

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:20 PM

I’m kind like Heinz…. Think and Slow… “OBAMANATION…OBAMANATION… He’s makin’ me wait! };~]

CynicalOptimist on May 29, 2009 at 6:30 PM

How is this even legal?

Seems a bit unprofessional, doesn’t it?

therightwinger on May 29, 2009 at 6:31 PM

What did Chris Matthews order? Knee Pad burgers?

Hummer53 on May 29, 2009 at 6:31 PM

elduende on May 29, 2009 at 5:53 PM

As we cheer for Reagan taking Russia down…Russia cheers Obama for taking America down…I guess there is a similarity between Reagan and Obama.

right2bright on May 29, 2009 at 6:32 PM

Hey….ketchup! LOL

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:20 PM
I’m kind like Heinz…. Think and Slow… “OBAMANATION…OBAMANATION… He’s makin’ me wait! };~]

CynicalOptimist on May 29, 2009 at 6:30 PM

Heinz ketchup is perfect for him. Liberal liquid….I haven’t bought Heinz in a VERY long time.
Choke on it.

HornetSting on May 29, 2009 at 6:33 PM

Well now I can’t eat at Five guys anymore. DAMMIT!!

portlandon on May 29, 2009 at 6:25 PM

Oh well..In N’ Out Burger has better burgers anyhow ;)

BakerAllie on May 29, 2009 at 6:37 PM

Joe Caps on May 29, 2009 at 6:16 PM

instead they go have burgers together…

right2bright on May 29, 2009 at 6:32 PM

oh the irony. Reagan must be spinning in his grave right about now.

elduende on May 29, 2009 at 6:38 PM

His photo ops are very lame. But looking at Noran Odonnell reminds me why people don’t knock him for the prompter. And the reporter is probably dumb and cheap enough for this to make an impression on him.

LevStrauss on May 29, 2009 at 6:38 PM

And like any good gentleman out on a date with someone who loves him, he paid.

No he didn’t. We did. The taxpayers did.
Just what I wanted to do. Buy the MSM lunch.

Perfect.

Gregor on May 29, 2009 at 6:42 PM

Rumor has it, while Barry was sharing his burger with Brian Williams he asked him to be his date at the junior prom.

fogw on May 29, 2009 at 6:42 PM

Before Czar….Hussein Hussein Hussein Hussein Hussein

Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia

After Czar……pretty skittles

nondhimmie on May 29, 2009 at 6:27 PM

More hate speech for O’Reilly to report.

Cicero43 on May 29, 2009 at 6:45 PM

Talk about gov’t waste. Why spend for hamburgers when the NBC reporters would lose their skirts and bend over for 0bama for nothing?

Lou Budvis on May 29, 2009 at 6:45 PM

faraway on May 29, 2009 at 5:59 PM

Ow, you’re up on O’Reilly next… heh heh.

This is unseemly, in my humble opinion. Is this guy actually doing any real work? Doesn’t look it from the cheap seats.

dogsoldier on May 29, 2009 at 6:46 PM

Did Norah mention that there might not be any white bread qualified to be on the Prez’s burger?

d1carter on May 29, 2009 at 6:46 PM

wow, he just is so together….You just HAVE to love him.

tomas on May 29, 2009 at 6:50 PM

I think the person who took his order was a wise Latina woman.

Cicero43 on May 29, 2009 at 6:52 PM

I will glady pay you Tuesday, for a hamburger today…

atheling on May 29, 2009 at 6:19 PM

Obamanomics in a nutshell. Except substitute “over the next 100 years” for “Tuesday.”

Cicero43 on May 29, 2009 at 6:54 PM

Did I hear correctly that Obama does not like the Whitehouse Chef’s burgers? Dude, can you say, spit in his next meal?? That is such an insult to what is most likely one of the countries finest chefs…

Yes Obama, the drink does taste funny dont it? Heh.

javamartini on May 29, 2009 at 6:55 PM

CynicalOptimist on May 29, 2009 at 6:30 PM

heh

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:55 PM

Barry doesn’t like the White House burgers because they don’t have cameras and microphones at the ready to admire his every move. What’s a narcissist to do?

Buy Danish on May 29, 2009 at 6:55 PM

What’s on a MarxBurger anyway?

faraway on May 29, 2009 at 6:06 PM

Eat the rich. Take one bite, spit out the rest.
-Aerosmith

Count to 10 on May 29, 2009 at 6:55 PM

At least he went to Five Guys, which may be the best burger chain in the country. I think it might be better than In N Out.

Tabris on May 29, 2009 at 6:08 PM

Death to the In-N-Out infidel!!!

AaronGuzman on May 29, 2009 at 6:56 PM

He has such a compelling life story…

d1carter on May 29, 2009 at 6:56 PM

HornetSting on May 29, 2009 at 6:33 PM

I have a bottle of “W” ketchup in my cabinet.

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 6:57 PM

Five Guys is awesome. I usually get mine “all the way.” Up here in PA they have birch beer, too. Mmmm.

DrSteve on May 29, 2009 at 6:58 PM

Out to lunch.

fitzsweetpea on May 29, 2009 at 6:58 PM

Wouldn’t the empathy and compelling preparation of a burrito make a better meal than a hamburger?

AaronGuzman on May 29, 2009 at 6:59 PM

It would of been easier to load everyone up on
Scare Force One and serve burgers while buzzing
the Big Apple!!(Sarc).

canopfor on May 29, 2009 at 7:00 PM

AaronGuzman on May 29, 2009 at 6:59 PM

*snicker

Disturb the Universe on May 29, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Heinz ketchup is perfect for him. Liberal liquid….I haven’t bought Heinz in a VERY long time.
Choke on it.

HornetSting on May 29, 2009 at 6:33 PM

Ketchup is more of a gel…
Anyway, Heinz was the one thing I splurged on, until I found a store brand that tasted the same, at something like half the price.

Count to 10 on May 29, 2009 at 7:00 PM

About time he bought dinner. NBC has been putting out like a steareotypical high school cheerleader on prom night for quite a while.

malclave on May 29, 2009 at 7:06 PM

Anyway, Heinz was the one thing I splurged on, until I found a store brand that tasted the same, at something like half the price.

Count to 10 on May 29, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Me too…both ketchup and the 57 as well.

ladyingray on May 29, 2009 at 7:06 PM

But at the end of the day…. as Tony Soprano would say, “whattreya gonna do?”.

tru2tx on May 29, 2009 at 6:21 PM

If the gays and Acorn and do it, we can and should.

foxone on May 29, 2009 at 7:11 PM

NBC has been whores for Obama for some time now. About time he took ‘em out on a cheap date.

GarandFan on May 29, 2009 at 7:14 PM

What I’d really like right now is a Dick’s Deluxe and cheese burger from Lake City, Seattle. With fries.

DarkCurrent on May 29, 2009 at 7:15 PM

Are we taxpayers paying for MSNBC’s meal?

mizflame98 on May 29, 2009 at 7:17 PM

Mid-atlantic/Northeast: Five Guys

West: In ‘n’ Out

South: Steak ‘n’ Shake

Midwest: White Castle

Canada: Harvey’s

Midsouth: Backyard Burgers

YYZ on May 29, 2009 at 7:20 PM

Glad to see our president has so much time in his day to constantly run out for burgers.

The Ugly American on May 29, 2009 at 7:23 PM

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