President Obama and his daughters went shopping at an independent bookstore in Arlington on “Small Business Saturday,” the annual marketing event aimed at promoting mom-and-pop shops across the country.
According to press reports, the president picked up 15 children’s books in about 20 minutes – he reportedly had his shopping list on a Blackberry – at One More Page Books, owned by Eileen McGervey.
The president later tweeted the following: “My family & I started our holiday shopping at a local bookstore on #SmallBizSat. I hope you’ll join & shop small this holiday season. -bo.”
The president signs his Twitter messages “-bo.”