The Romney campaign dug up this nugget from Barack Obama’s book Dreams from My Father a week or so ago.
With Lolo, I learned how to eat small green chill peppers raw with dinner (plenty of rice), and, away from the dinner table, I was introduced to dog meat (tough), snake meat (tougher), and roasted grasshopper (crunchy)… Like many Indonesians, Lolo followed a brand of Islam that could make room for the remnants of more ancient animist and Hindu faiths. He explained that a man took on the powers of whatever he ate: One day soon, he promised, he would bring home a piece of tiger meat for us to share.
And so last night’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner returned time and again to the subject of dog eating.
The President’s speech was littered with dog-eating jokes. The highlight of a very successful WHCD performance by Barack Obama was his masterful reworking of Sarah Palin’s hockey mom joke from 2008. Check it out.
Friends. Permission to Boogie’s high school alma mater (Peoria Richwoods) is playing for the Illinois 6A state championship as we speak. I will take this opportunity to upload a video of Richwoods’ soccer-player-cum-kicker performing an acrobatic wrestling takedown on an opposing player.