AP BURBANK, Calif. - Riding on the success of last month's "Beer Summit," President Barack Obama utilized the same winning negotiation technique by sending former President Bill Clinton for a round of beers with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, so that the two world leaders could share a few chuckles and discuss the release of two American journalists imprisoned for playing peek-a-boo on Kim Jong-Il's property.
On how President Clinton was chosen: "It had to be someone who is diplomatic, dresses nice, and can hold his beer," Obama recalled during the Q&A. "After all, you don't buy beer, you rent it. So I could only see one man right for this task - Slick... I mean my Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's husband."
"The real difficulty was deciding what to name our new venture," Obama admitted with a charming smile. "It was a long, time consuming decision. So I decided that anyone who wanted to name it had to put five dollars in the pot, write a suggestion with their name on a piece of paper, and put it into a hat. Beer Summit! That's the winner. Kudos and $35 go out to HUD Secretary Donovan for the imagination and lovely penmanship."
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