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President Barack Obama

Big Tippin'

Spendin' G's

8/25/2013 12:57 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The leader of the free world President Barack Obama has done something only great men do ... he tipped his server ON TOP of already added gratuity. He DOUBLE TIPPED!

Obama stopped for lunch in Rochester, NY Thursday at a little deli called Magnolia's. It was widely reported that the Prez ate a grilled cheese and some cream of tomato soup. Big stuff.

But what you didn't know ... Obama not only bought lunch for his secret service men (the ones who checked the place for WMD's before hand) ... he also double tipped his waiter, like a champ.

TMZ obtained a copy of the receipt ... his total bill for 9 people was $89.84. The restaurant added a 20% tip for the large party -- $16.64 -- but Obama felt more needed to be done. He gave an additional $30.

In total, B.O. left a 52% tip.

So, we gotta ask ...

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Chris    

He should have to pay more. He blocked the streets off and no one could come or go. Waitresses depend on people coming in , one large table and no others allowed. Yep he should have to pay her daily estimated wages/tips. It's only fair.

386 days ago
182.

Nella!    

He wrote 70 then crossed it out.

386 days ago
183.

kpitt9    

I didn't know black people tipped.

386 days ago
184.

Sue    

I have a feeling that we, the people, picked up the tab. So, YOU were the generous tipper. Lucky you.

386 days ago
185.

bill    

It's not that n------ money. did he have fried chicken,and watermellon?

386 days ago
186.

didi    

Why even add in the 20% gratuity? That's just rude of the waiter.

386 days ago
187.

Shawn    

Really, of course he's going to be generous with our money have you seen his history?! National debt is higher than ever, you think he's pinching pennies? That's our cash he's paying with people!

386 days ago
188.

Elmas    

It's easy to be generous with someone else's money.

386 days ago
189.

Speaks    

If he had not left a big tip then everyone would be complaining that he was a cheap ass black man so just shut up

385 days ago
190.

Joe Krider    

A couple of things. First, he hasn't paid very many coffee shop/ deli bills in the past 5 years. No sitting President does. So he may or may not have realized that a tip was already included.

Second - is it just me, or does the sandwich in the picture look like it's giving somebody the finger?

384 days ago
191.

JIMMY    

Romney is rumored to never leave a tip.

104 days ago
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