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Enrique Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 11:01 AM
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meet the lady that sang to the President, whether he liked it or not
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Naomi Pitcairn, the ringleader of the East Bay serenaders who disrupted President Obama's breakfast fundraiser to protest the treatment of accused WikiLeaks source Pfc. Bradley Manning, says she's actually a big supporter of the president.

In fact, records show she gave $28,500 to Obama's Victory Fund in 2008.

"He's the best shot we have," said Pitcairn, a fourth-generation heir to the Pittsburgh Plate Glass fortune.


Before getting tossed from the event, the 51-year-old Pitcairn casually rubbed elbows with the president, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Gov. Jerry Brown and a host of other movers and shakers in what she called the "extra special, rich people room."

Her main topic of conversation with the various politicos was legalizing marijuana.

"I told the president that I had smoked marijuana, and he said that was good," she said. "So I may not have the approval of the DEA, but I do have the approval of the president, to his face."


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