Jun. 21st, 2007
Is this any way to treat a president?  
Is this any way to treat a president?
Is this any way to treat a president?,
Originally uploaded from my mobile by davidology.


One of the perks of my Amex card is the "privilege" of access to the "President's Lounge" when traveling Continental.



I'm often surprised at the levels they go through at entry. Of course they have to swipe my Amex. Understood. They want to seemy boarding pass, because I'm sure people hop airport security and risk imprisonment just to get to the posh environment </sarcasm>.



But... You must **MUST** present a picture ID along with your other credentials to get in (which they veraciously scrutinize to make sure match up). One particularly irritating woman at "George (pronounced gawrge) Bush International", a couple trips ago, made me remove my ID from "the plastic".



Well, I guess the steps they have to go to protect themselves from those nefarious individuals who would impersonate others, risk jail time and massive fines, to get to this 4-star cuisine!



*facepalm*



 
 
 
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Mozretaliashun on June 21st, 2007 - 07:21 pm
ur in my aerporz lounge eatin muh cheez
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Dizzy Athan the Greekfaggypants on June 21st, 2007 - 07:34 pm
TILLAMOOK !! yum. tho with a bag of peanuts and pepperidge farm, thats not so presidential. esp. cuz the prez chokes on nuts.

you probably had to take it from its "the plastic" cuz hi, you were at Bushport and you were prolly marked as "the gay". kok
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Markmahka42 on June 21st, 2007 - 07:59 pm
And here it thought the point of having those privs was needing to go through LESS scrutiny!

Hopefully they at least called you when your plane was about to board - otherwise there's really no point in looking at your boarding pass.
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The People's Exhibit Adavidology on June 22nd, 2007 - 10:04 pm
Nope. They stopped doing those calls. You're on your own now.

The Amex card only gets me into the clubs though—no skipping line privs, I don't think.
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Troy D.: Clive Head in Handsamnewsboy on June 21st, 2007 - 09:03 pm
It's not just the fine cuisine, silly... it's the lovely dinnerware as well!
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Mozretaliashun on June 21st, 2007 - 09:08 pm
no no no... it's the free boozez in the pres clubs
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sisyphus238sisyphus238 on June 21st, 2007 - 11:15 pm
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sisyphus238: Earth and starsisyphus238 on June 21st, 2007 - 11:16 pm
Well at least they import the cheese from Oregon.
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Brad: B & W Bradbradzoid on June 22nd, 2007 - 01:44 am
What? No Sun Chips?
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Caseycaseyle82 on June 23rd, 2007 - 03:02 am
Wow, craziness. You were in Texas tho!!! Which is bomb.
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