Julia WhittySep. 24, 2009 6:15 PM
tck tck tck. Barack Obama are you listening? Are you a leader or a motivational speaker? Are you gonna do the hard work or Neville Chamberlain your way into the world records of spectacularly unwise mediations? tck tck tck.
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