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Barack Obama's 'body man' says president does not use air conditioning
The Telegraph ^ | 11/22/2011

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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To: bruinbirdman

So I guess the “bodyman” job is open. . . Chris?


51 posted on 11/22/2011 6:27:54 PM PST by mom.mom
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To: carmody

In centuries past there was the “king’s companion” or “king’s friend”.


52 posted on 11/22/2011 6:29:18 PM PST by AceMineral (Some people are too stupid for their own good.)
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To: presently no screen name

HahaHa- Yes I hear it is really hot down there


53 posted on 11/22/2011 6:30:55 PM PST by funfan (and his crew)
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To: carmody

He must know where the prayer rugs are kept


54 posted on 11/22/2011 6:36:51 PM PST by funfan (and his crew)
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To: CSI007
Where he is from there is no air conditioning.

Well, in Kenya, their idea of electricity is a bare 75 watt bulb hanging by its electrical cord from the ceiling along with a 1960's era transistor radio on the table B-P
55 posted on 11/22/2011 6:37:47 PM PST by Nowhere Man (GOVT.SYS corrupted run GUN.COM? (Y/Y) -- GUN.COM not found, execute BASEBALL.BAT? (Y/Y))
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To: Bubba Ho-Tep; carmody
>> Do other presidents have men that keep them company?

> Yes. George W. Bush's, through most of his administration, was a young man named Blake Gottesman.

GWB had two, one you named, and another. Many prior Presidents and other notables (Governors, Senators, First Ladies, etc.) did. A few are mentioned here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_man

56 posted on 11/22/2011 6:39:27 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: MrEdd

Imagine the stench.


57 posted on 11/22/2011 6:40:49 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: bruinbirdman

No wonder they call him BO.


58 posted on 11/22/2011 6:41:19 PM PST by Nowhere Man (GOVT.SYS corrupted run GUN.COM? (Y/Y) -- GUN.COM not found, execute BASEBALL.BAT? (Y/Y))
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To: bruinbirdman


59 posted on 11/22/2011 6:47:50 PM PST by Iron Munro (Ben Raines For President)
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To: Chode

Meds


60 posted on 11/22/2011 6:52:34 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: bruinbirdman
I'll give Zero a break on this.

I don't like the AC, don't use it and avoid it whenever and wherever I can.

In fact, I dislike any sort of artificially-generated breeze hitting me regardless of the temperature of the breeze or the ambient air temperature.

61 posted on 11/22/2011 6:54:28 PM PST by elkfersupper
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To: smokingfrog
sad but prolly true
62 posted on 11/22/2011 6:56:04 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: mo

David Fischer


63 posted on 11/22/2011 6:59:47 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: Bubba Ho-Tep

Even if Bush had an assistant, bush wasn’t having sex with him like loser is supposed to have with reggie which is why he was driven out prior to the upcoming election. loser is gay.... the dems just need to admit loser is gay. too many people know that loser is gay. just cuz loser and reggie love are going to be even MORE on the down low and will get off on their lusting for each other... needs to be exposed. Michelle is a beard.


64 posted on 11/22/2011 7:04:48 PM PST by postt
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To: bruinbirdman
"And I get hot. I start sweating. And I'm like, it's 80 degrees in this car. I'm going to pass out."<\i>

What a pussy. I keep the inside of the car that hot in the winter. Sounds to me like this guy is Obamas "boy toy" if you know what I mean.

65 posted on 11/22/2011 7:12:00 PM PST by Husker24
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To: Husker24

Woops.


66 posted on 11/22/2011 7:12:46 PM PST by Husker24
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To: bruinbirdman

“stain remover” - a post-Clinton addition to the must-have list


67 posted on 11/22/2011 7:14:14 PM PST by bigbob
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To: Husker24

Loser is gay. People in DC, NC and Chicago have the details. Hopefully tony rezko’s family will expose loser’s gay past.


68 posted on 11/22/2011 7:20:43 PM PST by postt
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To: Husker24

Loser is gay. People in DC, NC and Chicago have the details. Hopefully tony rezko’s family will expose loser’s gay past.


69 posted on 11/22/2011 7:20:48 PM PST by postt
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To: bruinbirdman
"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."

What a wimpy generation we have bred.

70 posted on 11/22/2011 7:23:02 PM PST by Ditto (Nov 2, 2010 -- Partial cleaning accomplished. More trash to remove in 2012)
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To: bruinbirdman
Barry gets his annual eye checkup:

"Now cover up your left eye and tell me if you can read the bottom line on the teleprompter, Mr. President."


71 posted on 11/22/2011 7:29:03 PM PST by hellbender
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To: Mr. K

” 3 years and we are just NOW hearing about Obama’s gay boy toy? “

The NYT actually had a very eyebrow raising story on Reggie and Barry during the 2008 campaign.
When I read it, I seriously thought that they were preparing Americans for our first gay president.

NYT May 27 ,2008
On The Court And On The Trail One Aide Looms Over Obama “
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/27/us/politics/27reggie.html?pagewanted=all
Bells went off when I read this passage :

” Mr. Love, who played football and basketball at Duke, usually starts the day with Mr. Obama with a dawn workout
in the hotel gym.
They end the day more than 15 hours later,
often unwinding before bed
by watching ESPN’s “SportsCenter”
or that night’s big game.
(Mr. Obama sometimes flosses his teeth to ESPN while lying down.) “

Here’s an earlier article :
Nov 2007 “ Obama’s body man keeps him fit, fed and hydrated “
http://www.swamppolitics.com/news/politics/blog/2007/11/obamas_body_man_keeps_him_fit.html

“Reggie Love makes sure the water bottle is always full,
the PowerBars are stocked and
that the boss gets out of bed on time for his daily exercise regimen. “
One can only imagine how the 25 yr old Reggie got Barry out of bed.
There are tons of pictures of the two of them together
and Barry always looks euphoric..unlike when he’s photographed with Michelle.

This may explain why Barry preferred Reggie to Michelle.
Barry was raised in Indonesia by a gay transvestite nanny.
The New York Times broke the news to the world last November
as Barry was preparing to go to Indonesia.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/09/world/asia/09indo.html

” the young Obama, ....was exposed to another aspect
of Jakarta’s diversity.
“ His nanny was an openly gay man “ who locals said had an affair with the neighborhood butcher.
“ The nanny later joined a group of transvestites called Fantastic Dolls,
who, like the many transvestites who remain
fixtures of Jakarta’s streetscape,
entertained people by dancing and playing volleyball.”

A book about Barry’s mother revealed that the nanny , named Saman , slept in the same bed as Barry.
“ Saman said, he and Barry were preparing to go to sleep.
They often slept in the same place,
sometimes in the bunk bed in Barry’s room, sometimes on the dining room floor or in the garden.”

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1379099/New-book-reveals-Barack-Obamas-hunger-power-began-tender-age-9.html#ixzz1eUp05sLm


72 posted on 11/22/2011 7:32:21 PM PST by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: bruinbirdman

Reptiles are cold blooded animals.


73 posted on 11/22/2011 7:38:26 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Nowhere Man

His home is a lot hotter than Kenya.


74 posted on 11/22/2011 7:40:04 PM PST by CSI007
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To: bruinbirdman

“Mr Obama has been to 31 countries – a few more than once – and 40 of the 50 US states since his January 2009 inauguration, according to statistics kept by CBS News, with Mr Love a fixture at his side.”

What? 40? I thought it was 57 going on 58.


75 posted on 11/22/2011 7:41:05 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: carmody

“Do other presidents have men that keep them company? I never heard of such a thing.”

Well, he is married to Mooshell right? Some things drive some to drink and others to men buddies.


76 posted on 11/22/2011 7:42:06 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Wild Irish Rogue

“Reggie Love”

When I first heard the name, I recalled the name of one of the chief characters in the Gresham book The Client. Reggie Love was played by Susan Saradon in the movie by the same name. Another lefty Saradon.


77 posted on 11/22/2011 7:46:31 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: bruinbirdman
Mr Obama, who is known to keep his Oval Office at temperatures reminiscent of his native Hawaii Kenya or some other third world hell hole.

Fixed it.

78 posted on 11/22/2011 7:49:49 PM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: Realman30

Hot temperatures remind Omoslem of Mecca.


79 posted on 11/22/2011 7:49:55 PM PST by LyinLibs (All moslems are somewhere on the killing-you spectrum)
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To: Chode

He should be carrying a pocket US Constitution.


80 posted on 11/22/2011 7:54:05 PM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: bruinbirdman
"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.

Coming from Reggie, it sounds like he's talking about their h0m0sexual sessions!

81 posted on 11/22/2011 7:54:27 PM PST by melancholy (0b0z0's '12 campaign slogan: Read My Lips, Nooo...Newwww...Joooobs.)
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To: mo; bruinbirdman
Ronaldus Magnus as the first president for whom I had the honor of casting a vote...I just can’t seem to remember the name of his “body” man....for some reason.

"Reagan emerged from the elevator after the quick ride from the holding room to the ground floor. Seconds behind him, David Fisher, the president's body man, and Rick Ahearn, his advance man, ran up the wide spiral staircase. ..."

- Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan By Del Quentin Wilber

82 posted on 11/22/2011 7:59:47 PM PST by wideminded
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To: postt

Anyone remember when BO disappeared for a while one night and claimed he went to one of his daughter’s soccer games.

Problem was, there turned out to be no game?

Where oh where could he have gone.

Hmmmmm...

http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/04/obama_attends_nonexistent_socc.html


83 posted on 11/22/2011 8:02:52 PM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: mo; bruinbirdman

I misspelled David Fischer’s name while re-typing that excerpt.


84 posted on 11/22/2011 8:05:14 PM PST by wideminded
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To: bgill
damn straight...
85 posted on 11/22/2011 8:17:28 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: wideminded

It’s a cultural thing. Most black friends of mine do not use AC, either. I’ve asked them why, and they say they like to open their windows. I have black neighbors, and they do the same thing. Unless it’s really, really cold outside, they always have their windows open, rain or shine. I’ll see brand new cars with their windows down, even on the freeway, and they usually have black drivers.


86 posted on 11/22/2011 8:21:42 PM PST by CPC24
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To: Sooth2222
AWESOME!!! That is one hell of a post remark my FRiend. You NAILED it!:

I've worked in DC and the inside of a black limo in the sun is a lot hotter than 80 degrees in the Summer, even if he means 80 degrees Celsius. Maybe Zero comes from a place a lot hotter 'n Kenya!

87 posted on 11/22/2011 8:24:44 PM PST by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: wideminded

Now THAT’s a deep memory!!!30years!!


88 posted on 11/22/2011 8:27:50 PM PST by mo
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To: carmody
That is a very strange article. Do other presidents have men that keep them company? I never heard of such a thing. He started in the mail room and was quickly promoted to O’s body-man. Very weird.

Someone has to fix, lube, oil, check for dents etc his 'prius.'

I know perish the visual.

Michewwwl is more of a linebacker. She uses her body trying to slam people trying to get somewhere and with a job to do.

Besides Obama was always playing for the other team as the water boy.

89 posted on 11/22/2011 8:32:35 PM PST by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: carmody

Every President has a body man. It’s usually a young man just out of college. It’s kind of a gopher, jack of all trades.

It sounds weird, but it is not unique. They just don’t usually run stories about them.


90 posted on 11/22/2011 8:42:08 PM PST by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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To: bruinbirdman

HYBRID ?


91 posted on 11/22/2011 8:51:48 PM PST by traumer
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To: CSI007

“Where he is from there is no air conditioning.”

Hades.


92 posted on 11/22/2011 8:56:50 PM PST by MNGal
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To: Chode
whats to carry? he doesn't need money/change, he doesn't need keys, doesn't need a cellphone, doesn't need a wallet, he's prolly never carried a pocketknife in his life... whats left????

LOL, dude, he NEEDS that cellphone. It tells him what to DO.

93 posted on 11/22/2011 9:18:33 PM PST by Talisker (History will show the Illuminati won the ultimate Darwin Award.)
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To: Talisker

Actually, it’s not, strictly speaking, a cellphone. It’s MINI-TOTUS


94 posted on 11/22/2011 9:24:43 PM PST by oneolcop (Lead, Follow or Get the Hell Out of the Way!)
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To: Vermont Lt

Is gopher sort of like a gerbil?


95 posted on 11/22/2011 10:18:30 PM PST by haroldeveryman
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To: bruinbirdman

No AC in his native Kenya or adopted Indonesia.


96 posted on 11/23/2011 12:16:31 AM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Vermont Lt

This body man is unique in that he has a gay relationship with the loser. Loser should just admit that he is gay,, that Michelle is a beard just like Katie Holmes is for Tom Cruise (Katie has a contract just like Nicole Kidman had a contract)

Loser needs to admit he is gay. Once he does, we will see if gets the same votes as he did while he was in the closet. He stays in the closet because he knows he couldn’t win an election fair and square. He can’t be honest about who he is and still win an election. He’s greedy and dishonest.


97 posted on 11/23/2011 4:58:42 AM PST by postt
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To: CSI007
Where he is from there is no air conditioning.

Hell?
98 posted on 11/23/2011 6:32:25 AM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: Vermont Lt

Wonder why Reggie is gettng such special media attention? If this is the norm, wonder what the point of the story is? besides insinuating Reggie is O’s special friend.


99 posted on 11/25/2011 5:11:16 PM PST by carmody
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To: carmody

It’s because he is the aid to the ONE.v. Has it dawned on anyone that he might be the “special” friend of a reporter?


100 posted on 11/26/2011 5:44:47 AM PST by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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