A Florida woman was among six young organizers with the Obama 2012 campaign who had lunch with the president today on Capitol Hill.
Celeste Rotunda of Gainesville was one of the volunteers eating with the president at Ted's Bulletin, a retro-chic eatery that features comfort food. (Including homemade pop tarts and alcohol-spiked adult milkshakes.) President Barack Obama joined the six volunteers and Obama for America National Training Director Sara El Amine.
Rotunda and the other young volunteers are part of a 1,600-strong team tapped nationwide to re-energize the grassroots network that helped propell Obama to victory in 2008.They were selected for essays they wrote about organizing, a White House official said.
No word on whether they had adult milkshakes. But the cookies on their plates were festooned with American flag toothpicks.