stunning occurrence in United States, President Barack Obama was
directed to stay away from a girl who was casting her vote in Chicago
for the November 4 midterm elections, reported the local sources.
Yes, we are not
joking! According to the reports, a jealous boyfriend names Jones, who
was also casting his vote, asked Obama not to touch his girlfriend.
said it jokingly, but yet it stunned almost everyone present there. The
man said to Obama, “Mr. President, don’t touch my girlfriend.” Replying
in the same witty manner, the president replied, “I really wasn’t
planning on it.” Cooper’s beau’s joke had clearly embarrassed her and he
immediately apologized to President for his behavior. She told Obama
that she knew that he was about to say something but didn’t know what.
also clarified his stand over the remarks, saying that the atmosphere in
the voting arena was so quite that he thought he had to do something to
make people laugh. So, he took this step. Mr. President didn’t take the
joke in either way and after casting his vote gave Cooper a friendly
hug and a kiss on the cheek. Barack Obama surprised everyone as he paid a
surprise visit to the community centre on Monday morning.
The centre is
located near his previous house where he used to dwell before being
elected the President of United States in 2008.
Source: The Nation