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President Obama Ate a Baby on Christmas

KANEOHE, HI - DECEMBER 25: Eight-month-old Cooper Wall Wagner sticks his fingers in U.S. President Barack Obama's mouth as the President poses for a picture with Cooper's parents, Greg and Meredith Wagner, on December 25, 2011 in Kaneohe, Hawaii. The President and Mrs. Obama make their annual trip to greet current and retired members of the U.S. military and their families as they eat a Christmas Day meal in the Anderson Hall mess hall at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. (Photo by Kent Nishimura-Pool/Getty Images)
Observers say the only way Obama can win now is if Newt Gingrich gets the nomination. Photo: Kent Nishimura-Pool/Getty Images

President Obama shocked his advisers and likely damaged his reelection hopes when, during a photo opportunity in Hawaii on Christmas Day, he became the first and only public official to embrace a “pro-eating babies” position in the ongoing debate over eating babies.

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