President Obama Did His Pumpkin Shopping Today

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US President Barack Obama and and First Lady Michelle Obama pull a cart full of pumpkin he bought at a pumpkinpatch in Hampton, Virginia, on October 19, 2011. Obama accused the Republican opposition of spreading "misinformation" about his jobs proposals, saying only the wealthiest Americans would pay more taxes. Obama is on the last leg of his campaign-style bus tour to rally support for his economic proposals, which have stalled in Congress. Obama said the vast majority of Americans would see a tax cut under the bill -- a $447 billion proposal aimed at reviving economic growth and curbing 9.1 percent unemployment. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and and First Lady Michelle Obama pull a cart full of pumpkin he bought at a pumpkinpatch in Hampton, Virginia, on October 19, 2011. Obama accused the Republican opposition of spreading "misinformation" about his jobs proposals, saying only the wealthiest Americans would pay more taxes. Obama is on the last leg of his campaign-style bus tour to rally support for his economic proposals, which have stalled in Congress. Obama said the vast majority of Americans would see a tax cut under the bill -- a $447 billion proposal aimed at reviving economic growth and curbing 9.1 percent unemployment. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/2011 AFP

After giving a speech at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia earlier today, President Obama and the First Lady made a surprise visit to a nearby farm. They ended up taking home a haul of "about 10 pumpkins," the Washington Post reports, included two white pumpkins, which are known as "full moon pumpkins." Now that the Obamas bought them, those white pumpkins are destined to become the Tickle Me Elmos of Halloween 2011.

Obama makes surprise stops at Hampton pumpkin patch, pizza place [Daily Press]
President Obama and first lady go pumpkin shopping [WP]