Star Advertiser: President Barack Obama is spending the first afternoon of the New Year at a sunny beach on a Marine base near his rented vacation home. The president, his family and friends took a short motorcade ride from Kailua, where they are staying, to Pyramid Rock Beach at the edge of Marine Corps Base Hawaii midday Saturday … Pyramid Rock has been dubbed “one of Oahu’s bodysurfing jewels” … the president began his day with a workout at the base’s Semper Fit gym.
President Barack Obama hugs Luann Haley at Duff’s Famous Wings Restaurant in Buffalo, New York, May 13, 2010. Haley said to Obama “You’re a hottie with a smokin’ little body”.
The New York Times’ Sheryl Stolberg provided one of the better White House pool reports in recent memory Thursday while covering President Obama’s jobs-and-the-economy tour of upstate New York. Here’s how Stolberg opens the recap of their lunch stop at Duff’s Famous Wings in the Buffalo-adjacent town of Cheektowaga:
“You’re a hottie with a smokin’ little body.”
Yes indeed, some people will say just about anything to get a hug from Barack Obama. Those words were spoken by Luann Haley, 45, to the president, during his unannounced visit to this local landmark. He replied by giving her a big hug. (“He gave me a squeeze,”‘ she said afterward.) She swooned and he said Michelle would be watching on television. “That’s all right,”‘ Ms. Haley said as the cameras rolled. “Hi Michelle, eat your heart out.”