Skip to comments.Obama Gives British PM a Grill…
Posted on 03/14/2012 1:06:57 PM PDT by Nachum
I guess its better than the iPod filled with his speeches he gave to the Queen.
(ABC News) President and First Lady Obama gifted UK Prime Minister and Mrs. Cameron a one-of-a-kind Braten 1000 Series Grill hand made by Engelbrecht Grills and Cookers of Paxton, Ill.
The grill normally retails for $1,895, but this one cost significantly more not only because it was a nicer version, but because the White House insisted that every part of the grill be American-made.
Kyle Bloomstrand, vice president of Engelbrecht Grills and Cookers, tells ABC News that the body of the grill is the same one as is always for sale, but that since normally some of the parts in their upscale grill are made in other countries, that had to change for this official White House gift. Everything in this custom-made grill was Made in America, which required some parts the wheels, for instance to be custom-made.
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I guess knowing the source I was expecting it to be one of those “Grills” they wear on their front teeth in da hood.
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The PM was probably was expecting an “upgrade” from the DVD’s 3 years ago to a Blu Ray player...
So Obama, wanting to give a “made in the US” gift, gives this grill...but first he has to mandate that all the parts of THIS ONE (unlike the others) be made in the US.
You can’t make this stuff up, folks.
Obama: “ Please allow me to cook your goose”
I predict this grill is incompatible with UK connectors.
According to the link in the story, the grill is a wood burner. Wouldn’t it pollute the air? I thought he was such a stickler on the environment. And, as an “official White House gift,” this item was probably paid for by the taxpayers. Mooch and her husband aren’t going to pay for this out of their pockets.
If Obama had given him one then you know that the clock would still be flashing 12:00 over and over and over.
Obama also signed him up for Amway.
Credit where due ...
This is a NICE gift. It’s American made, it’s a quality product, it’s something that the recipient can actually use when he gets home.
I think this is a nice gift. Beats the hell out of the other crap he had given. This shows that he is learning, albeit very late in the game.
Certainly our fearless leader considered the fact that the open flames will contribute to global warming. He must have bought the model with a catalytic converter or one that uses electricity generated from solar or wind power.
It ain’t a complete set unless you include the DE-luxe, stainless stell Spatchual/Tong/Meat Fork wtih matching salt and pepper shakers.
Or maybe a new iPod with his old and new speeches.
I guess Obama is waiting for the iPrompter so Cameron can read along.
Are you serious? Who gives a cooking appliance as a gift to a PM, well we know the answer. Maybe as a wedding present, but....maybe he doesn’t want a grill.
Forgettaboutit. He's still a total d-bag.