Everything You Never Needed to Know about Barack Obama

<p>It turns out that Barack Obama was <i>not</i> fully vetted before he was elected president. Did you know that he collects <em>Conan the Barbarian</em> comics?! Or that he ate dog, snake, and grasshopper when he lived in Indonesia?! These are just two of 50 little-known tidbits <a title=”revealed in the <I>Telegraph</I>” href=”http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/uselection2008/barackobama/3401168/Barack-Obama-The-50-facts-you-might-not-know.html” target=”_blank”>revealed in the <i>Telegraph</i>
</a> last week.</p>
<p>If the <i>Telegraph’s</i> list leaves you thirsty for still more details on the man–trivial or consequential–don’t despair. Just stop by <i>Politico’s</i> newest venture, <i>
<a title=”Politico 44″ href=”http://www.politico.com/politico44/” target=”_blank”>Politico 44</a>
</i>. The site, billed as a “living diary of the Obama presidency,” provides substantive, Obama-centric reporting and allows you to track the president-elect like never before. (In case you were wondering, he left home to workout at 9:37 a.m. Sunday and arrived at his office later that day at precisely 4:03 p.m.)</p>

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