Obama’s Krispy Kreme Stop — Firehouse Delivery, too: Florida

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President Barack Obama picks up an order of donuts at a Krispy Kreme donut store in Tampa, Florida, on Oct. 25, 2012.

First lady Michelle Obama is on a health kick.

So one might expect President Barack Obama to tip-toe through a Krispy Kreme donut shop.

Not in a swing state, 12 days from Election Day.

After promising Ohioans and other swing-state voters sweet Halloween candy in lieu of fruit at the White House this year, the president began Day Two of his 48-hour blitz with donuts.

The president stopped at a Krispy Kreme donut shop in Tampa, the biggest of all swing states, to pick up a few dozen glazed treats.

“Let the president buy these guys donuts,” he said on behalf of two young boys with their father, who make Krispy Kreme their Thursday morning pre-school ritual. “They’re on me for those guys.”

After stepping out with a few dozen, which Obama noted to the cashier were “pre-ordered,” the president then motorcaded over to Fire House 14 to make a special delivery.

He stipulated that the donuts were in fact approved by the first lady.




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