IRELAND: Bookmaker Pays Out Early On “Guaranteed Win” By Obama

The Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, who has a reputation for controversy, today published a half-page newspaper ad announcing that gamblers who bet on Barack Obama would get their winnings today.  The above message in the Irish Times is raising a lot of eyebrows, but is certainly less scandalous than when Paddy Power offered odds on whether Obama would be assassinated in his first term. (Tipped by JMG reader Gerard)