Journos Pass Up Beer on Obama

... then pat themselves on the back
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 22, 2008 5:00 PM CST
Journos Pass Up Beer on Obama
President-elect Barack Obama practices on the driving range after arriving to play golf in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 21, 2008.   (AP Photo)

Though the journalists covering Barack Obama’s Hawaii trip admit to enjoying their time in the islands, they drew the line at free beer on the president-elect’s tab, CNN correspondent Ed Henry notes. “Pool is still holding without beer,” Jamie Farnsworth reported for CBS after the contingent covering Sunday’s golf round turned down the offer. Adds Henry: “Your faithful correspondent, while enjoying the wonders of Waikiki beach, never drinks—at least not on the job.” (More Barack Obama stories.)

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