posted on Apr, 1 2009 @ 01:38 PM
Originally posted by jam321
As far as gifts Obama is dang if you do and dang if you don't. If he gives her a cheap gift he is criticized and if he gives her an expensive gift he
is criticized. He loses both ways.
Personally, the less he gives her the better. I would have just given her a hug during these economic times.
BTW, what do you give a Queen who has enough money to buy anything she wants?
I agree. the hug part cracked me up. I would pay to see that! Considering i don't think I have seen anyone give her a hug.
The prime minister gave Obama some shamrocks. It could be argued that giving a plant is a lousy gift. It wasn't just a plant, it was a symbol of
Ireland. In a nice green planter.
People don't realize but entertainment IS America's export. So is corn. But... I dont' think Obama can give corn. Though the thought is kinda
Countries all over the world watch our movies, and listen to our music. Bands come here to make it big. With the exception of Baliwood, Hollywood is
the entertainment capital.
In other countries, the first movies people see are American, even if they are 20 years old.
Japanese pay big bucks to see american celebrities in commercials.
You will hear a movie makes 20 million here, but 80 million world wide.
Fact is, the cds and the ipod are symbolic. Just like the shamrock was symbolic. The ipod was created here, by an american giant. It is very symbolic.
How many british bands have made it big here?
Because most of these people are wealthy and have everything they need, they exchange symbolic gifts.
Her ipod is from 2005, so most likely she is now getting an updated version.I think loading it with pictures is a very nice modern way of giving a