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Published:April 29th, 2012 18:20 EST

Will We Forgive Obama For Eating Dog For Main Course & Grasshoppers For Dessert?

By Robert Paul Reyes

"President Obama poked fun at himself and his likely Republican opponent at the 98th annual White House Correspondents Dinner Saturday night.

puppyReferring to a recent flap over his eating dog meat as a child, Obama asked the audience, `What`s the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull?` The answer, he said, is `a pit bull is delicious.`"


"Dreams from My Father: a Story of Race and Inheritance is a memoir by United States President Barack Obama. It was first published in July 1995 as he was preparing to launch his political career."


In his memoir Obama admitted that as a child in Indonesia he ate dog meat, but this scandalous and upsetting practice wasn`t an issue in the 2008 presidential campaign.

Obama`s memoir sold well, but apparently very few people actually read the darn thing. None of Obama`s opponents in the 2008 primary picked up on the fact that as a child Obama ate dog meat for the main course, and grasshoppers for dessert.

Obama can hardly be blamed that as child in a foreign country he ate like an uncouth barbarian, but it`s inexcusable that he didn`t condemn the ungodly practice when he wrote his autobiography.

In his book Obama simply stated that he ate dog meat without making any value judgments. Obama didn`t want to offend Muslims in Indonesia or Communists in China by expressing any regrets that he ate Fido as a small child.

By keeping silent on the issue Obama is offending red-blooded Americans who believe that dogs are faithful companions who should never be served for dinner.

We can deal with a president who`s a real dog and will sleep with any woman he can corner, Hello Slick Willy, but a president who eats dogs is anathema.

This issue will dog Obama for the rest of his campaign, unless he issues a press release stating: Eating dog meat is a serious breach of etiquette and an affront to the Almighty and to civilized people everywhere.

Doggone It, Obama needs to stop joking about eating dogs, and apologize.

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