President Obama Delivers Krispy Kreme Donuts to Firefighters

Spreading the joy of fried dough and patriotism


While in Tampa, Fla., the president surprised employees and customers of a Krispy Kreme donut franchise by purchasing three-dozen donuts and palling around with several onlookers, including a teacher and a father with two children in tow. According to Agence France-Presse's Stephen Collinson, Obama singled out the teacher and addressed the room, saying, "Trent is a math teacher, he is buying donuts for his kids. That whole math and donut connection is the key to school reform because I know his kids are doing great."

Rather than consuming the donuts himself (the first lady most surely would not have approved), the president made sure that the freshly deep-fried sugar bombs made their way to the brave men and women of Tampa's Fire Station 14. Reports are unclear as to whether the president consumed any of the donuts while at the station, though he was challenged to a game of basketball by one of the firefighters.


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Ironic considering his wife is supposedly trying to fight obesity in the U.S.

dregstudios's picture

If Obama loses this election, you can blame/thank the Right for bamboozling him. How is it ethical that an entire news network questions the President’s citizenship for four years to create doubt in voters while a fringe element of the far right demonizes and degrades him? Most of this is financed by the rich who want to keep their stranglehold on the flow of wealth in our country. Watch the white hands apply the Blackface to our first African-American President at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2012/10/bamboozling-obama.html

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I am sorry you feel this way.....Obama handing out donuts is just a campaign stunt..where was he last year to hand out donuts...On one of his 17 vacations No doubt...he has to be the worst leader we have ever had...Yet!! you don't see it. I feel sorry for you..but I feel more sorry for America is Obama gets four more years.

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"Bamboozling?" Who are you, Malcom X? You are an Idiot!! Let's face it, the right has been giving him crap about his citizenship it's because he is fighting so hard not to prove it. If in fact he is a citizen, why doesn't he just shut them up!? If he loses it's because he deserves to!

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I agree.....he is the only President not to show his records...of course I would hide my College records if I was him. He admitted on Jay Leno..he can't help her with her 7th grade Math....And this is the guy who is going to fix the economy...this President is a Joke.....It is one thing to Be a President...it is another just to Act the part...to bad he is acting..he is a terrible actor also.

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I left out,, he could not help his daughter with her 7th grade Math.

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