Washington DC Apparently the G8 summit involves more than photo ops, admiring another trophy girl friend of Italian Prime Minister Berlesconi or the trailing parts of a Brazilian beauty. Those accompanying the chief executive say that often the real value of these orchestrated events is really behind the scenes in unscripted meetings with the shakers and movers of other nations..
This trip proved the point when it was announced this morning that the president had engaged in negotiations with a German manufacturer to supply a strategic material to the United States that will be used to not only benefit specific areas but can help solve problems common to the entire World.
Flanked by several of the Czars and Czarinas and with the Mayor of New Orleans by his side at the lectern; a beaming President Obama said, "With this agreement we have taken a giant step forward to save the city of New Orleans from another flood or the covert sabotage of the levies by the ultra right.
"Yes, we will be covering the levies and the threatened shore lines with Sham Wows. They absorb twenty times their weight of water. You just ring them out and use it again and again.
"We will be fast tracking this without the usual testing. After all it is made in Germany and we all know the Germans make good stuff, right? Beware of similar claims for inferior products produced by others.
"Now congress must move on this in the next two hours because the manufacturer can not do this all day.
"Thank you and I apologize for America."