President Barack Obama, believed by right wing nutty buddies to be a secret Muslim, will host the first Presidential Seder tomorrow night.
While presidential proclamations in honor of Passover have been common throughout the administrations of George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, this year's Seder is believed to be the first of its kind.
"I'm really happy to hear about it," said Steve Rabinowitz, who once led a staff Seder in the Clinton White House but didn't know of any White House Seder in which the president had personally taken part before now.
Lest you believe the Seder to be entirely about demonstrating religious tolerance, there's this:
The guest list was not immediately available, though
it is likely to include top Obama advisors David Axelrod and Rahm
Emanuel, both of whom are Jewish, as well as some of the key Jewish
donors to Obama's presidential campaign.
Ah, yes: Campaign contributors. You knew there had to be an angle, right?