Obamateurism of the Day
posted at 8:05 am on August 18, 2011 by Ed Morrissey
Barack Obama wants people around the world to buy American, he told a Rural Economic Forum as part of his Midwestern bus tour this week:
We’ve got folks in America driving Kias and Hyundais. I want to see folks in Korea driving Fords and Chryslers and Chevys. (Applause.) I want to sell goods all over the world that are stamped with three words: “Made in America.”
How did Obama model that behavior? By buying Canadian:
President Obama is barnstorming the heartland to boost US jobs in a taxpayer-financed luxury bus the government had custom built — in Canada, The Post has learned.
The $1.1 million vehicle, one of two that Quebec-based Prevost sold the government, has been tricked out by the Secret Service with state-of-the-art security features and creature comforts.
It’s a VIP H3-45 model, the company’s top of the line, and is used by major traveling rock bands.
“That’s the more luxurious model,” Christine Garant of Prevost told The Post.
Maybe more people around the world would buy American products if the American President bought them himself.
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