Just A Guy Getting Some Burgers : The Two-Way President Obama makes a burger run.
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Just A Guy Getting Some Burgers

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Going out for burgers is getting to be a habit for the nation's commander-in-chief.

Today, President Barack Obama made a run to a Five Guys hamburger place in Southeast Washington, USA TODAY's David Jackson reports (he's the "print" pool reporter for the White House press corps today; and contributes to The Oval, which I used to produce).

According to David, the president "ordered cheeseburgers for himself and members of his staff, and paid at least $80 in cash. The entourage included a NBC News crew that has been trailing the president for a 'day-in-the-life' documentary to air next week."

When Obama arrived on scene, there were screams of "O, my God! O, My God!" from some of the patrons.

Then, David writes, "Obama, sans jacket, walked up to the counter, scanned the menu posted above, and began ordering." Here's some of what that sounded like:

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As Obama waited for his food, (taking order slip No. 41), he worked the crowd -- stopping to speak to several folks.

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And when the order was ready, Obama went back to the counter to get the bag and pay. He then called on White House photographer Pete Souza so that a group picture could be taken with the Five Guys staff.

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Obama's first trip out for burgers in the D.C. area was to Ray's Hell Burger in Arlington, Va., a few weeks ago. That time, he brought along Vice President Joe Biden.

Update at 3:10 p.m. ET. This reminds us that The Daily Show with Jon Stewart had some fun at the president's (and the news media's) expense after Obama went out for burgers with Biden:

By the way, CBS News' Mark Knoller "tweeted" the burger run.