Skip to comments.Barack Obama's 'body man' says president does not use air conditioning
Posted on 11/22/2011 5:16:46 PM PST by bruinbirdman
President Barack Obama's personal aide, gatekeeper and basketball sparring partner Reggie Love says that one of the coolest jobs in the world sometimes has its downside no air conditioning.
Mr Love, who is Mr Obama's 'body man', a cross between a personal valet and constant companion, is due to step down later this year to attend business school.
In an interview due to be broadcast on ABC television, the 30-year-old said: "The thing that used to kill me is that the guy loves to ride around with the AC off in the summertime.
"And I get hot. I start sweating. And I'm like, it's 80 degrees in this car. I'm going to pass out."
Mr Obama, who is known to keep his Oval Office at temperatures reminiscent of his native Hawaii, was a senator when he first brought the towering six-foot-four former college basketball star into his orbit in 2006.
Mr Love is always with Mr Obama, in the White House, on his Marine One helicopter, as the president shakes hands on a ropeline at campaign events, or criss-crosses the globe aboard his Air Force One official aeroplane. He is often asked for a pen so the president can sign T-shirts and acts as his partner on the basketball court.
The two have flown 880,780 miles together since Mr Obama launched his historic 2008 run for the White House, according to researchers at ABC television.
US presidents are known to carry little if anything in their pockets, so Mr Love carries a bag with travel essentials: collar stays, stain remover, and dental products that Obama does not hesitate to use in front of him.
"If he had it his way, I think he'd floss in private," Mr Love said. "I think the fact that he
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somebody please make him go away.
Where he is from there is no air conditioning.
US presidents are known to carry little if anything in their pockets
I remember when I was the same...back when I was 6.
I second that.
Please take this horror story out of America’s life...this must be a bad dream. No, nightmare!
Hawaii? ? ? More like Kenya!
It’s good he enjoys the heat.
And were he is going there is no AC.
Hillary has Huma for her ‘special needs’, and Barry has Reggie for his ‘special needs’.
No wonder Valerie and the Wookie have worked to get him out of the White House.
Satans blast furnace
I guess this is another reason Moochelle calls him “stinky.”
Hillary is Humas baby daddy
What is a “body man” besides a guy that fixs dented cars?
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