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How Many World Leaders Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?

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Posted on Apr 1, 2009
AP photo / Joel Ryan

The waxwork model of Barack Obama stands next to the waxwork re-creation of Queen Elizabeth at Madame Tussauds in London in anticipation of the president’s visit.

Following a private audience with the queen of England, President Obama joined a reception and dinner with other world leaders from the G-20 summit. What happens when you get Silvio Berlusconi, Hillary Clinton, Nicolas Sarkozy, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Prince Charles and J.K. Rowling in a room? More wine, please.

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The queen chatted with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi while French President Nicolas Sarkozy held an animated discussion through an interpreter with US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Prince Charles shared a joke with Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva while his wife, Camilla, held a long talk with Mrs. Obama.

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By Seyyed Hamid, July 28, 2010 at 9:19 am Link to this comment
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That’s really nice.

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By Inherit The Wind, April 2, 2009 at 4:02 am Link to this comment

“How Many World Leaders Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?”

IT’S A ZIONIST PLOT!!!  THERE ARE NO BURNT-OUT LIGHT BULBS!!!

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By Outraged, April 1, 2009 at 11:09 pm Link to this comment

Is this how J.K. Rowling “invents” her characters?  The next book ought to be serious good fun.  Can you imagine the wealth of material in that room?

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