‘Obama’ beer a hit in Kenya

Launched as a cheap, safe alternative to illicit home brews, a beer nicknamed “Obama” (real name Senator Keg Lager) has proven popular in Kenya, the country where U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama’s father came from. Meanwhile, when asked by Us Weekly about whether he wears boxers or briefs—the same question asked of Bill Clinton when ...

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Launched as a cheap, safe alternative to illicit home brews, a beer nicknamed "Obama" (real name Senator Keg Lager) has proven popular in Kenya, the country where U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama's father came from.

Meanwhile, when asked by Us Weekly about whether he wears boxers or briefs—the same question asked of Bill Clinton when he was a candidate in 1992—Obama decided to keep his undies a secret, responding:

I don't answer those humiliating questions. But whichever one it is, I look good in 'em!

Launched as a cheap, safe alternative to illicit home brews, a beer nicknamed “Obama” (real name Senator Keg Lager) has proven popular in Kenya, the country where U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama’s father came from.

Meanwhile, when asked by Us Weekly about whether he wears boxers or briefs—the same question asked of Bill Clinton when he was a candidate in 1992—Obama decided to keep his undies a secret, responding:

I don’t answer those humiliating questions. But whichever one it is, I look good in ’em!

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. Twitter: @pjaroonFP

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