Thursday, June 14, 2012

Paying For Your Meal At A Restaurant Is For Little People

Today, President Obama celebrated Father’s Day the same way he celebrates every day: by eating his fill, then sticking someone else with the tab. Hanging out with two service members and two barbers at Kenny’s BBQ in Washington, D.C., Obama enjoyed pork ribs with hot sauce, greens, red beans, cornbread, and the works. The total bill was some $55.58. Obama ran out before paying.
No wonder small businesses are suffering under this guy. 

This story is particularly relevant considering yesterday's "blame Bush speech."
Appearing before 500 cheering fans at a fund-raiser at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore on Tuesday, President Obama offered up a critique of his Republican opponents certain to strike a chord with anyone who had ever gotten stuck with the bill for an expensive restaurant. 

When Mitt Romney and other Republicans carp about the dismal economy without mentioning that Mr. Obama inherited a $1 trillion deficit from his Republican predecessor, “it’s like somebody goes to a restaurant, orders a big steak dinner, martini, all that stuff,” Mr. Obama said, winding up to his punch line as his audience tittered. “And then, just as you’re sitting down, they leave, and accuse you of running up the tab!” 

“That’s what they do!” the president said, as the Democratic Party faithful crammed into the ballroom applauded, hooted and hollered. “I am not making this up!”


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