Obama: Secret Service is handy when you have girls
By CHARLES BABINGTON
Associated Press Writer
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Who knew Secret Service agents were so handy for parents of elementary school kids?
Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, taking questions from an Indiana crowd Saturday, called on a 5th grade teacher. Noting that his 10-year-old daughter, Malia, is starting the 5th grade, he asked: "Any tips? What should I be waiting around for?"
Someone called out, "boys."
"What!" Obama exclaimed in mock horror, as the audience laughed. "Hold on a sec. Maybe that home-schooling is all right. One reason I have to win here is so that I've got Secret Service around my girls at all times. They carry guns."
Malia might not be getting any play dates soon.
What an elitist socialist.