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Jul 12, 2014 08:14 AM

Obama cuts the line at Franklin BBQ in Austin


Apparently Obama is the first to cut the famous line at the BBQ joint. Even Anthony Bordain waited his turn in line. You'd think he could have used that time in line to meet some real people in Texas and gotten some good perspective.

On one hand, I get it. He's the president, he has better things to do than spend 2-3 hours in line. Probably a security risk. (If its that big a security risk, maybe don't go, have one of your zillion lackeys go and stand in line for you and get it for you ahead of time.) But he also seems to have plenty of time to spend 2-3 hours on the golf course when it suits him. Would I prefer he be doing presidential business than standing in line? Yes. But he's the one that chose the line.

On the other hand, this is a democracy. You know, everyone is equal and such. If he was the queen of England, I could see cutting the line. Royalty and all that and what they believe. Just rubs me the wrong way, when again, he could have had an assistant easily be standing in line for him for hours while he was doing other presidential stuff.

It's good to be king.

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            1. re: rockycat

              It's at a food place. This is the food and media board. It is in the media.