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Obama Schedule || Thursday, May 26, 2011

4:20 am || Departs London 5:10 am || Arrives Deauville, France 5:45 am || Holds bilateral with Russian President Medvedev 7:00 am || Participates in G-8 meetings 11:45 am || Meets with Japanese Prime Minister Kan 1:30 pm || Attends dinner with G-8 leaders All times Eastern

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White House Bats Down Cranky WH Press Corps

Sometimes, we deserve it. The latest pool report out of London observed that “Pool is holding in a two-car garage” while waiting for Obama’s dinner for the queen at the U.S. ambassador’s residence to finish. The pooler included the following at the end of the report: NOTE: This pool report as above was originally sent at 8:35pm local (3:35pm Eastern). Before distributing it to the

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Lobster Ravioli and Expensive Cow Meat for the Queen

Only the best for Queen Elizabeth tonight as President and Mrs. Obama hosts her at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in London as a formal thank you for giving Obama – literally – the royal treatment. From the pool report: Menu The three course meal will include lobster ravioli, griddled filet of aged Highlands beef, crushed jersey royals with rosemary, asparagus and minted broad beans, topped

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Obama’s Deplorable Stance on Hamas

Much of the criticism of President Obama’s remarks last week on the Israeli-Palestinian dispute has centered on his call for negotiations to start with the assumption that Israel will return to the 1967 borders, granting the Palestinians a key concession before talks even begin. But even worse for the Israelis are Obama’s faulty and irresponsible assumptions about Hamas. He thinks Hamas, in the space of

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Quote of the Day

“So Mr. President, we fixed the scratch on the bottom of the car, but while I was down there I noticed your alignment is off, the timing belt needs to be changed and the bearings are going on the water pump. So that’s going to be $3,500.” – British auto mechanic A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote.

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The Obama Morning News || May 25, 2011

Top Democrats are criticizing President Obama’s call for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations to be based on a return to the 1967 borders. Republicans are using Obama’s stance to woo Jewish voters. Sarah Palin has commissioned a two hour biographical film that will reintroduce her to voters and premiere in June. It will show first in . . . Iowa. Godfather’s Pizza godfather Herman Cain has the most

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Michelle’s Bad Hair Day

Looks like the British Isles wind decided to mess with Mrs. Obama’s hair. At least she seems to have a good sense of humor about it. A nice little piece from CNN’s Jeannie Most.

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