Obama jokingly asks monk to pray for a budget deal11/18/2012
You know it’s bad when the prez is calling on spiritual gurus to pray for us. But that was the latest from the so-called "fiscal cliff" today as President Obama jokingly asked a Buddhist monk to pray for the U.S. budget deal. The commander in chief made the quip after a shoeless tour of Thailand's Wat Pho Royal Monastery with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, saying, "We’re working on this budget, we’re going to need a lot of prayer for that." It's true, Your Holiness. And while you're at it, could you add "world peace" and "no more superstorms" to your list? [Source]
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