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April 10, 2009

Your Tax Dollar Buys a Pricey Pizza

The privileges of being more equal than any other animal on the farm are sweet. While CEOs are publicly excoriated for traveling by private jet, Comrade Obama just had a chef flown across the country to make him a pizza.

When you're the president of the United States, only the best pizza will do — even if that means flying a chef 860 miles [double that for the round trip].
Chris Sommers, 33, jetted into Washington from St Louis, Missouri, on Thursday with a suitcase of dough, cheese and pans to prepare food for the Obamas and their staff.
He had apparently been handpicked after the President had tasted his pizzas on the campaign trail last autumn.

Now that's a pizza with a presidential-sized carbon footprint. But not to worry, Obama's cap and trade scheme will make it up to the planet by jacking energy prices through the ceiling so that we can't afford to run our AC.

Hat tip: Ace of Spades HQ, on a tip from V the K.

Posted by Van Helsing at April 10, 2009 9:19 AM


He's taking from those who have pizza and giving to those who don't.

Who's John Gault?

Posted by: metprof at April 10, 2009 9:31 AM

Obama just threw the Giordano family under the bus. If you've had Giordano's Chicago style stuffed pizza, you know what I'm talking about.

Last I knew, you couldn't even bring water through airport security. I guess dough and cheese are OK now. Or did the chef take a private jet?

Posted by: Alan at April 10, 2009 9:32 AM

The little prince of wretched excess. The stuff of downfalls.

Posted by: Karin at April 10, 2009 10:14 AM

This proves that obabambi is a total douche nozzle.

Posted by: Stephana at April 10, 2009 10:15 AM

Maybe Pelousy stopped by on the way back to DC from San FranFreako in OUR 757 and picked him up.

Posted by: KOndo at April 10, 2009 10:30 AM

I do have to point out, after noting that these pizzas are going to produce 65 lbs of CO2 each, just for the flight alone, the tab for the CO2 laden pies is being picked up by Reggie Love, a Chairman 0 aide.

Posted by: Henry at April 10, 2009 10:41 AM

Alan, it had to have been by private jet, largely for the security reasons you described.

Posted by: Adam at April 10, 2009 10:41 AM

What, he didn't send out for ribs?

Posted by: Jay Guevara at April 10, 2009 11:28 AM

But Hopey McChange can do no wrong! (SPIT!)

Posted by: KHarn at April 10, 2009 11:57 AM

Couldn't the guy patronize some of the local establishments? He could have ordered out from several different ones for the price of this trip. He should try to support LOCAL businesses. Heaven knows DC can use any honest dollar it can get. Whatever happened to "Think Global, Buy Local"?
Or is it really "Do as I say, not as I do"?

Posted by: Nancy at April 10, 2009 12:26 PM

I hope my money bought more than just cheese.
I put everything on mine, WAITAMINNIT, I cant afford pizza!!!
I slice a big loaf of french bread in half and make pizza outta that. the kids love it and its less expensive.
(which only matters to the less than equals)

Posted by: czuch at April 10, 2009 12:33 PM

"The little prince of wretched excess. The stuff of downfalls."
Insightful - you've nailed it.

Posted by: Jim at April 10, 2009 1:49 PM

I hope Mr. Sommers remembered the anchovies.

Posted by: Paulster at April 10, 2009 2:21 PM

i'm surprised spurwing hasn't been here to hack UP an anchovie!

Posted by: nancz at April 10, 2009 2:32 PM

Why would Baraky do this, knowing it would make the news and (some) people would blow a fuse over this? How selfish of him to do this. the man thinks of no one but himself and ways others can serve him.

Posted by: Joycer at April 10, 2009 2:56 PM

In college I found out, quite by accident, that the best way to keep everyone else in the dorm off my late nite pizza was to include anchovies.

I just happen to like them on my pizza!

At least he didn't keep an entire airport tied up for hours waiting for his own hair stylist!

To all:

Imagine: the name Obama printed with the hammer and sickle in place of the "O"

Posted by: Paulster at April 10, 2009 4:25 PM

Obama is too good to call up Domino's like the rest of the unwashed proletariat pigs.

Posted by: Anonymous at April 10, 2009 5:32 PM

"Whatever happened to "Think Global, Buy Local"?
Or is it really "Do as I say, not as I do"?"

It's now "WE won, YOU lost! So shut up, NAZI!"

Posted by: KHarn at April 10, 2009 5:34 PM

Why not just teach the White House chef to make the pizzas? It would be a lot cheaper than delivery by Lear Jet.

Posted by: James McEnanly at April 10, 2009 7:22 PM

"If a terrible plague were to wipe out the human race, rats and cockroaches would be well situated to take over the planet. Similarly, trial lawyers stand to make a fortune on the global warming insanity neo-Marxists are using to finish off the economy. As always, a large portion of the loot will be kicked back to the Democrat Party, to ensure that the system remains dysfunctionally corrupt."

Right VanHelsing! If we just had all Republicans in charge of everything, life would be perfect, just like it was only 3 months ago and for almost eight whole years under Cheney and ...what's his name? Obama has ruined everything in less than 3 months.

"...Democrat, bad ...Republican, good." Grunt, sniff, sniff...

Posted by: Anonymous at April 10, 2009 7:23 PM

It takes a special kind of stupid to copy a blog entry and paste in the wrong thread. Congrats on being special, Anonytroll.

Posted by: Mandible Claw at April 11, 2009 3:10 AM

Remember when BILL CLINTON held up the air traffic at that airport so he could get a hair-cut I MEAN WHAT A WASTE

Posted by: SPURWING PLOVER at April 11, 2009 7:34 AM

"hair-cut"? Is that what he called 'em?

Posted by: Anonymous at April 12, 2009 5:20 AM

I'd like to point out a couple of things left out of your article.

1. Chris Sommers had already planned a business trip to DC and so paid for the flight himself.

2. The president paid for all the rest of the local ingredients needed for the pizza out of his own pocket.

3. This incident cost the taxpayers nothing.

Let the hysterical, right wing lies begin..

Posted by: Smack Back Jack at April 13, 2009 7:44 AM

mmmmmn MMMM!!

Watermelon and ribs pizza!

Awwww hellz jeah!

Posted by: D'Escalayde at April 13, 2009 11:24 AM

That's it? That's all you've got? Just a sad little racist remark? I'm disappointed.

Posted by: Smack Back Jack at April 13, 2009 11:59 AM

smack back jack stfu you obot

Posted by: Q7toENY at April 13, 2009 1:19 PM

i just love the fact according to obots like you crack jack stack criticizing obama on anything is racist will you go back to your website your Mother Arianna huffingmesomeglue is waiting

Posted by: Q7toENY at April 13, 2009 1:21 PM

Sad. Just sad. It's like arguing with a 12 year old. You do know that all you are doing is betraying the poverty of your philosophy with this kind of silliness, right? *sigh*

Posted by: Smack Back Jack at April 13, 2009 2:38 PM