Big Pig Named for Barack Obama Disappears

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Somewhere in America, a giant flying pig bears Barack Obama's name. The pig, a prop from a concert for Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, is as tall as a two-story house. It referred to an old anti-capitalist song called "Pigs." But the giant pig floated off into the California desert. Music festival organizers offered a $10,000 reward for its return.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Now Barack Obama has to deal with this: a giant flying pig floating across the countryside bearing his name. It was a prop for a concert by Roger Waters of Pink Floyd. It referred back to an old anti-capitalist song called "Pigs." The pig, as tall as a two-story house, broke off its moorings and flew around the California desert with Obama's name on its belly. A reward for finding it will now be split between two couples.

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