POTUS: I’m Jewish, ‘in my soul’

POTUS: I’m Jewish, ‘in my soul’

[Ed. –  –  oh, forget it.]

After the president made his Channukah remarks and the lighting ceremony was over, he came down to greet the thick crowd of guests along a receiving line. …

There was an imposing and tall white-haired gentleman to my right who had a booming voice and was determined to say something to the President (I think he may have had a few single malts, but that’s another story.) …

“Mr President,” he said in his booming voice, “when I told my Christian friend I was coming to a Channukah party at the White House, he told me, ‘I didn’t know the President was Jewish!”

The President let out a serious belly laugh. …

I kept my eyes straight on him. It was clear that the “President was Jewish” idea had intrigued him. After about three or four seconds, as he was walking away, and looking at no one in particular, the President just said, “I am, in my soul.”

So, there you have it: The leader of the free world says he’s Jewish, in his soul.

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