Obama double turns heads

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DENVER Is that Barack Obama greeting press waiting for corn dogs?


Sure looks like him.

 

But actually, it’s Gerardo Puisseaux.

 

Miami TV station WJAN-41 hired the lookalike, who posed for pictures in the bunker around the Pepsi Center, and flew him to Denver.

 

“Is that Obama’s brother?” one astonished attendee asked as a crowd gathered ‘round.

 

Puisseaux, an actor, is Cuban born and now lives in Miami. He entertained the crowd for about 20 minutes and then left with a tray of food to head back into the Pepsi Center.

 

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Christina Bellantoni, national political reporter,
The Washington Times

 

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