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Obama Suddenly Struck with an Irish Accent

President Obama today landed in Ireland and almost immediately began speaking in an Irish accent. A phalanx of medics was immediately called in to assist, including a team of Chinese acupuncturists who twirled a few needles on the president and were able to return Obama’s American accent to his voice box.

In the video below, you’ll notice, Obama in his first couple of appearances is heard speaking with the Irish lilt, after which his voice returns to normal. However, as you will note in his speech given late in the day before thousands of Irish, doctors were unable to stanch the pandering.

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H/T Granny Jan who mentioned this in the comments section. She blogs at Granny Jan and Jihad Kitty and saw this at Weazel Zippers.

Obama Quaffs a Pint of Guinnesss

I used to bartend in an Irish bar. Guinness is an acquired taste, and I think he’s only had it once or twice before. I doubt he likes it one single bit. And I’m not sure if I ever served an American woman a pint of Guinness, so she definitely doesn’t like it. I mean, look at that face.