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  • Ex-Obama 'body man' writes book (Reggie Love)

    12/05/2014 8:29:24 PM PST · by PROCON · 64 replies
    politico ^ | Dec. 5, 2014 | Lucy McCalmont
    Former ‘body man’ Reggie Love will be penning a book on his experience working alongside President Barack Obama. “Power Forward: My Presidential Education,” will be released Feb. 3 by Simon & Schuster and will follow Love’s five years working for Obama, including his time as the president’s personal aide. It is described by the publisher as “a professional coming of age story like no other.”Expect plenty of basketball talk too, as Love, who began working for then-Sen. Obama in 2006 and left the White House in 2011, will also draw on his time under Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, where...
  • Matthews on Obama Interview: ‘He Came Amongst Us’ [Barf-bags at the ready, please]

    12/05/2013 6:04:29 PM PST · by markomalley · 42 replies
    MSNBC host Chris Matthews said President Obama “came amongst us” in an awestruck voice during a post-interview analysis on Hardball Thursday.Panelist David Corn said Obama appeared to remain frustrated with the media culture in Washington, but Matthews countered with Obama’s appearance on his program.“David Corn, you skeptic,” Matthews said. “He came to us today. He came amongst us.”Full exchange: DAVID CORN: I saw a president who remains frustrated with the political media culture that he has to work within, and that he’s really looking to rally people, students here–CHRIS MATTHEWS: Well, if that’s the case –CORN: – and supporters, and people within the...
  • Chris Matthews Elated By Obama: "He Came To Us Today, He Came Amongst Us" (video)

    12/05/2013 5:18:40 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 49 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | December 5, 2013 | RealClearPolitics
    <p>DAVID CORN: I saw a president who remains frustrated with the political-media culture that he has to work within, and that he's looking to rally people, students here, and supporters, and people within the media.</p> <p>CHRIS MATTHEWS: But David Corn, you skeptic. He came to us today. He came amongst us.</p>
  • Meet Obama's bodyman: The White House 'Chief of Stuff' who caters to the President's every whim

    01/25/2009 10:37:02 PM PST · by yankeedame · 68 replies · 2,596+ views
    DailyMail.uk ^ | 25th January 2009 | Sharon Churcher and Caroline Graham
    Meet Obama's bodyman: The White House 'Chief of Stuff' who caters to the President's every whim ...a tiny cubicle just outside...the Oval Office sat Reggie Love, a 6ft 5in, 18-stone, shaven-headed, muscle-packed... ...the man is fast, athletic and tough... he is not one of the new President’s official bodyguards. Heavy duty: Reggie Love, President Obama's bodyman, lugs bags to a car and, right, on the campaign trail ...Reggie, a charismatic and immaculately dressed 26-year-old from Charlotte, North Carolina, spends more time with Mr Obama than anyone else - even the First Lady...he is the President’s ‘bodyman’.... The personal protection role...
  • Meet the First Buddy

    04/06/2009 11:24:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies · 2,129+ views
    Trinidad and Tobago Newsday ^ | April 7, 2009 | Andre Bagoo
    BARACK OBAMA is expected to land here in Air Force One on April 17, not only with his First Lady Michelle, but also his “First Buddy” Reggie Love, a personal aide who goes everywhere with him. Love is to bring a good supply of the US President’s favourite drink — an organic brew called Black Forest Berry Honest Tea which Obama drinks by the bottle — as well as copious supplies of Dentyne and Nicorette chewing gum which he supplies Obama to help him curb his old smoking habit. Although Love has been constantly at Obama’s side since before the...