Tried getting hold of Craig Tiritilli and Salah Boukadoum yesterday afternoon, but had no luck. Then again, maybe the two Soap Hope-rs
behind The Original Obama Bar
are laying low at the moment following this report outta the U.K.
, which says that White House lawyers are now "insisting on control over the Barack Obama merchandising free-for-all." And, yup, that appears to include the Deep Ellum twosome's soap, which is mentioned right there in the very first paragraph. Or, at least, its clever motto gets the shout-out.
Then again, attempts to stop the sales of such items -- and there are hundreds, if not quadrazillions -- might backfire on the president. For one, how do you stop the Tribbles from multiplying? And, does the president really
want to stop hard-working, industrious folks from making money? That's not exactly the stimulus package we were promised.