Hanging up on Barack

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 pm, December 7th, 2008 - 2 comments
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According to the BBC:

US Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen thought she was being hoaxed when a man who sounded a lot like Barack Obama called her – so she hung up on him. In fact, the man at the other end of the line was indeed President-elect Obama himself. It took two further phone-calls before Ms Ros-Lehtinen was convinced that the telephone call was genuine.

You’d have to feel a little silly wouldn’t you?

2 comments on “Hanging up on Barack”

  1. QoT 1

    Not as silly as you’d feel if it wasn’t actually Barack Obama, but two Canadian radio hosts pretending to be Barack Obama, and then you assured him you’d take him hunting elk in a helicopter.

    Still, another case of “hire better receptionists, people”.

  2. If true this would have to be the Palin syndrome – Sarah Palin gotta call from ‘Sarkozy’ and fell for it – mucho mirth tho hardly embarrassing for SP who thought it was great 😉

    Once bitten twice shy.. and two Congress woman noes to confirm. So hey, what about the President-Elect’s office persistence..?

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