“Keep your head down . . . and swing easy.” Thus was the caddyshack cajoling advise given to President Obama by Ald. Ed Burke during a surprise encounter with POTUS at the Beverly Country Club Sunday.There's more:
While helicopters hovered, cellphones clicked, heads bobbed, and the Secret Service zipped around in golf carts, President Obama made a brief detour to have a sidebar with an old friend: Ald. Ed Burke.Friends for life:
“I was totally surprised,” said Burke, who was also golfing at the prestigious South Side club with Judge Terry Lavin. “I was waiting at the first hole while he [the president] was finishing up at the ninth hole, when he graciously came over and inquired about Anne [Burke’s wife, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke] and Travis [the Burkes’ African-American son.]”Check out the free wallets Alderman Burke and his wife are giving away. No word yet on whether Barack Obama is getting one of those wallets for free. Also , no word yet on whether Barack Obama is happy that Alderman Ed Burke refers to blacks as n#ggers(page 162) and doesn't sue mainstream publishers for quoting him as such.