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Working Up A Sweat With Barack Obama

by | 26th, July 2008

OBAMANIA Watch Anorak’s look at Barack Obama in the news

Do Germans do irony? Do German newspapers and magazines do parodies of actual news reporting? Does Der Bild’s “Judith Bonesky” exist, or is she the work of a German satirist?

Here’s Judith on her meeting with Barack Obama :

As thousands waited at the Sieges Saule monument in Berlin to hear Obama’s sensational speech, a BILD reporter met Barack all alone – in the gym! Here’s the incredible account of Judith Bonesky’s meeting…

It’s a must read. It is nothing less than incredible:

It’s 16:02pm and I’ve been training in the gym of the Ritz Carlton hotel in Berlin. A man in a suit approaches me and says: “Barack Obama is about to come and train …“ Shortly after half past four and he actually arrives! Barack Obama is wearing a grey t-shirt, black tracksuit bottoms and a great smile!

“Hi, how’s it going?“ asks Obama in his deep voice. My heart beats. “Very good, and you?” I say. Obama replies: “Very good, thank you!”

Obama (with toned arms and a strong back) puts on his headphones for his iPod to listen to pop music. He hums quietly. Then he jumps on a fitness bike. He pushes three times on the

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