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The Royal iPod

Jake Tapper reports on what the Obamas gave to the queen:

President Obama took time out from a hectic day of nuclear breakthroughs and arranging geopolitical summits with Russia and China to visit the queen in Buckingham Palace — and to give her an iPod.

In a day laced with diplomatic minefields, Obama also had to confront this one: What do you get for a woman who has everything?

The presidential anwer was an iPod.

Obama and first lady Michelle Obama visited the queen at the palace this evening and presented her with a gift of a video iPod with an inscription on it and songs pre-loaded. The Obamas also gave the queen a rare musical songbook signed by American composer Richard Rodgers.

The real question:  Did the Obamas give the queen an iPod with a charger that only works in America? 

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