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Obama swears like a trooper … or is that Ray?

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The shine may be coming off our esteemed leader of the free world already as the Boston Phoenix has taken a few choice quotes from the audio book version of Obama's Dreams From My Father, and remixed them into things that could be used out of context.

The original words are from Mr. Obama's swear like a trooper friend Ray, but the paper has managed to remix them into the following (double-click each quotation to hear Barack Obama say this as an MP3):

This sh*t’s getting way too complicated for me.”  Use when talking about the economy.

You know that guy ain’t sh*t. Sorry-ass motherf****r ain’t got nothing on me.”  Use when talking about Hank Paulson.

There are white folks, and then there are ignorant motherf***ers like you.” Use when talking about Alan Greenspan.

Sure you can have my number, baby!”  Beyoncé of course

Oh yes, if you prefer, you can hear the way-out remix called "Buy your own damn fries!" by Remute on YouTube.

Anyways, he may be using a few of these lines with the bankers this week, based upon the paycaps and fiscal stimulus and other stuff we've been talking about here.

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