President Obama jokes about WH pastry chef putting crack cocaine in pies

Forty Three presidents have presided over the country before Barack Obama. They were of varying abilities and ntelligence. Some were not very pleasant to be around. But, I daresay all forty three would never, in a million years, have made an inappropriate joke like this:

Monday at the White House while hosting a reception to observe LGBT Pride Month, President Barack Obama call his White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses "the crust master" because the president said, "I don't know what he does—whether he puts crack in them." But the president continued he had to adopt a no weekday pie rule.

Laughing and applauding, the first lady Michelle Obama added, "Theres no crack in our pies."

Where in the wide, wide, world of sports did that come from? Joking about the scourge of the inner cities, where how many thousands of black kids end up like the pair of teenagers who were shot last night 1/2 mile from the president's house in Chicago:

A 17-year-old boy was killed and a 15-year-old wounded in a shooting about half a mile from President Barack Obama's Kenwood home late Monday night, police said.

The shooting happened about 10:40 p.m. in the 600 block of East 50th Place, Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

The boys were outside, talking with several people inside a van, when one of the van's occupants raised a handgun and started shooting, Alfaro said.

The 15-year-old was hit in the upper arm, and his condition was stabilized at University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital.

The 17-year-old was shot in the chest, Alfaro said. He died on the scene.

The shooting came less than five hours after three boys were shot in the Longwood Manor neighborhood, bringing to five the number of boys 17 or younger shot late Monday.

The vast majority of gun violence in Chicago is connected to drugs and gangs. Those kids shot so close to the president's home may have been involved in a drug deal gone bad. The battle over drug turf claims many more lives. Recall the huge deal made by Michelle Obama, attending the funeral of the black teenage girl who took part in the president's inaugiral parade and was shot to death a few days later. Violence fueled by a drug she and her husband joked about.

The White House has apparently removed the video, although Breitbart still has it. Can you imagine any other president making a joke about crack cocaine? It makes the president so common, so - hate to say it - low class.


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