It gets worse people, we were getting used to the fact that Obama having fudged the oath is not the first African American president but instead we got Yo Yo Ma, the first Asian American president. http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-r...sident-yo-yo-ma
Now it turns out that Yo Yo the cellist was pulling a Millie Vanillie routine at the inauguration and that there is serious doubt surrounding the identity of the new presidents sub zero cello ability.
It's not exactly Watergate but Barack Obama's inauguration was back in the dock today after it emerged that the quartet of classical musicians who ushered him on to the steps of the Capitol were faking it.http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/worl...icle5573427.eceForgot the link
In a report headlined "The Frigid Fingers Were Live, but the Music Wasn't", The New York Times said that the four, including the violinist Itzhak Perlman, had already recorded their contribution two days earlier and played along just for show.
A spokeswoman for the congressional committee, which organised the inauguration, the biggest and most costly in history, told the newspaper that the musicians could not have played live in Tuesday's sub-zero temperatures because of the risk of broken piano strings and cracked instruments.