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President Obama and the Podium Incident

Written on October 06, 2010 by R. Depp

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Have a good laugh as President Obama was interrupted when the presidential seal came crashing off the podium during an event.

sets an exemption when he was invited by Time Inc. CEO Ann Moore to speak at Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summits. The CEO said that the president ‘earned this podium’ but she didn’t mean it in a literal sense because minutes later the presidential seal on the podium came crashing down.

But Obama, the press and the audience just laughed about the incident. The president stopped midway through his speech, saw the seal gone and candidly said,”That’s OK, I think everyone here knows who I am.”

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