Skip to comments.Jakarta Businessman Plans 'Sweet Home Obama' (barf alert)
Posted on 10/28/2008 9:59:11 AM PDT by markomalley
Hundreds of thousands of tourists flock each year to the Virginia estates of George Washington, at Mount Vernon, and Thomas Jefferson, at Monticello. Now, a Dutch businessman in Jakarta is hoping a Nov. 4 victory for Sen. Barack Obama will turn a house where he once lived into a presidential landmarkthough on a much smaller scale.
Bartele Santema, who runs a string of bars in the Indonesian capital, already has a name for the cafe-museum he wants to open where Sen. Obama lived between the ages of 8 and 10 with his mother and Indonesian stepfather: Sweet Home Obama.
Mr. Santema says he is negotiating a deal with the owner, a 78-year-old retired Indonesian naval officer whose father rented the house to Sen. Obama's family. The businessman, who has offered to rent the rundown 1939 Dutch-style colonial bungalow for $500 a month, says he is a fan of the Democratic presidential contender. "I hope one day Obama will come here and I'll meet him," Mr. Santema says. "That would be a great experience."
(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...
What does Lynyrd Skynyrd Inc. have to say about this?
Excuse me, but didn’t the Clintons have Indonesian connections?
This is getting worse and worse.
We do not need Obama.
Sweet Home al-Obama?................
Sweet home al Obama? Seems like a perfect fit.