The President’s favourite …

…films

Barack Obama’s favourite picture is The Candidate. “I can’t get enough [of it],” explains the Democrat du jour. “Robert Redford‘s idealism harkens back to a better day. That said, my team won’t let me watch the end for some reason!”

…books

Barack Obama: Well, the bible is the book that shaped me and moved me the most. But, in addition to that, Toni Morrison’s “Song of Solomon” might be one of my favorite books. It’s just a beautiful, beautiful book.

…music

Fugees – ‘Ready Or Not’
Marvin Gaye – ‘What’s Going On’
Bruce Springsteen – ‘I’m On Fire’
The Rolling Stones – ‘Gimme Shelter’
Nina Simone – ‘Sinnerman’
Kanye West – ‘Touch The Sky’
Frank Sinatra – ‘You’d Be So Easy To Love’
Aretha Franklin – ‘Think’
U2 – ‘City of Blinding Lights’
William – ‘Yes We Can’

…TV show

Sen. Barack Obama has previously said that HBOs “The Wire” is his favorite show. But now Obama’s revealed another tidbit. In a story from Monday’s Las Vegas Sun, the presidential candidate said that the bold thief Omar is his favorite character on “The Wire.”

…pizza!

Barack Obama‘s favorite pizza is from Italian Fiesta Pizzeria, a chain on Chicago’s south side and south suburbs.

So now you know.

“farewell kiss” to a “dog”

You have to admit, ducking out of the way of that journalist’s first shoe was impressive enough but when dubya ducked out of the way of the second one I was almost in admiration of the cat like reactions of the lame duck president.

That was until my better ‘arf launched into an easilly justifiable tirade against Bush the Younger and reminded me of the thousands of innocents that have perished on account of the ‘deciders’ … decision.

In anycase let’s hope that Muntadhar al-Zaidi appreciates the bloodily won freedom of the press … from his jail cell.