Skip to comments.Cheapskate In Chief's Toy Helicopter Gift ($4.11) [Photo and Link]
Posted on 03/06/2009 2:02:46 PM PST by Doctor Raoul
The British press has identified the Marine One toy the Cheapskate In Chief gave the British Prime Minister's children and noted that it was available on Amazon for $15.00. Turns out it's only $4.11 on Amazon.
Click here for Amazon webpage and price.
Ya think Cracker Jack will start adding toys again any time soon?
This is a joke, right?
Spends lavishly on himself and then goes to our countrys closest ally and gives some cheap $4 toys to the PMs kids.
What a thoughtless, inconsiderate and childish moron.
it’s all about them. As they steal our money, you can bet your a** they are socking away billions for themselves in pay to play in offshore accounts.. probably hiding it under the name of Soros.
I agree, but its worse than that - its sort of grubby revolutionary maladroit. You wouldn’t expect a refined sense of diplomatic protocal from a band of guerillas occupying the White House, is my point.
Maybe the Europeans don’t either. Had W or Ms. Rice committed any of these . . . whatever you want to call them, it would have been breaking news/YouTube/Leno/Stewart/Letterman material.
especially when tastefully stuffed and mounted, say in the clutches of a spotted owl, also stuffed and mounted.
She is just a classless person. No taste, no elegance. I don’t care what the idiotic media wants us to think.
Probably doesnt tip well either.
I would bet money on that one. 10% max.
made in China
No, it is what Gordon Brown deserves for ENDORSING 0bama.
May England be dissed by this self-absorbed a-hole posing as our President.
Obama IS what he is - anyone willing to check what was posted on FR, Little Green Footballs, etc. would have known what behavior Obama would demonstrate when in the Oval Office.
Our Bad - not his. We voted him in. Now we get what we voted for.
Like Castro and his buds cooking a chicken in a Manhattan hotel back during his visit to the UN?
You smell what Barrack's cooking?
What would Jackie O do?
This is embarrassing ...
Nah, she's more contemporary. She called them "crackers"...
So it was more like, "Here, go buy the little limey crackers a trinket."
Yep. Maybe throw an f- or s-bomb in there
Why didnt BO aks him what he wanted?
I think it is somewhere around $25 max if given to an individual.
If it is a more expensive gift, I think the law allows that but the gift is given to the organization, not the person.
So, the gifts were to children, not organization (or “head of state”), therefore they are limited by the law.
Now, there are exemptions and waivers that could have been exercised but the amateurs in charge are dolts.
You don’t make this kind of insult accidentally or through miscalculation.
With a staff of hundreds, reference manuals on protocol, conduct and every other subject, experienced protocol advisors at your fingertips and a history of 232 years to look back on, a monumental snub like the Obamas made can only occur through intent and concious effort to find just the right touch to create the maximum insult.
Even at the very last minute the White House staff could come up with far superior gifts than these two snotty grifters handed out.
It was an embarrassment to see them soil the entrance to the White House and they will continue to embarrass us until they are sent back to the racist thugs and commies they pal with in Chicago.
You misjudge Obama.
OK, maybe he COULD have gotten this toy for <$5 at Amazon. But our President almost certainly paid...$5,000 for it.
Obama never spends without adding at least 3 Zeroes on the end. Unless, of course, it is HIS money!
Insult to injury. Obama put the ax on the deal with the UK company that was schedule to make Marine One helicopters.
"A gift? We're s'posed to buy those limey m**** f*****s a gift?! Here's twenty bucks. Go down to the gift shop and buy the little bastards their f*****g gift. Wait. Better get something for the parents, too. Nevermind. We'll just re-gift that stupid DVD set the Clintons gave us for Christmas."
OMG, now that is funny.
As don't other Muslims......
Will I get banned for calling him niggardly?
$4.11 - sheesh, don't knock yourself out there Michelle..
President Bush gave Brown an Official U.S, Navy Leather flight jacket Identical to what the Aircrew of Marine One wear complete with a name patch with his name on it as well as the Presidential seal.
The slap in the face goes even deeper than a couple of toys, Obama has plans to cancel the contract for the next Marine One that Britain is building (part of the reason President Bush gave Brown a Marine One leather flying jacket)Obama is throwing in his face through his children that he won’t be flying The one Britain was supposed to build at $400 million dollars a copy for 23 helicopters.
wow. That’s harsh.
And you thought it was all about a child’s toy, Obama is purposely souring every friendship this country has with long time allies, while kissing up to the very people we have been fighting against.
Why because he is part of the one world order that is socialism/communism. He will isolate the American people before everything comes apart at the seams.
The helo thing is interesting, though I am inclined to go with a helo the president (not The One) doesn't have to stoop over when he gets in. But that's just me..
Brown had the option to keep the Jacket, but only if he paid for it under British law, it was worth over the limit of what he could keep, 160 pounds, I jusr read that Brown is blind in one eye and partially blind in the other which makes the DVD collection almost as big a slight as this.
Yeah, I’m cheap — but, I’m also a sucker for a sale.
PRECISELY! Well done!
Reminds me of academy days cooking grilled cheese sandwiches on our irons at night after taps.
CAN YOU SMELL WHAT BARACK IS COOKIN’?????
Pretty good tagline, actually.
“Probably doesnt tip well either.”
Liberals never do.
They are destined to become priceless commodities on Ebay in about 200 years. (You'll be able to melt them down to make spear heads to kill your dinner since the real effects of the Obama Depression will still be in full force). BTW - Does anybody know if the White House Gift Shop sells the Matthew Lesko book that tells you how to get free money from the Gubmint?
DVD’s. . .can you believe it?
My gawd, we really do have amateurs in the WH.
Can you find out what she gave Stevie Wonder?
She probably gave him a sleep mask.
I’ve seen some expensive models in our area - the helicopter comes from our neck of the woods.
Are they sure this was cheap plastic thing?
Great post. Thanks.
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