Obama will meet with Apple CEO Steve Jobs today to discuss economy, says official

Apple Online Store“President Barack Obama and Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs will meet today while the president is in the San Francisco area for a political event, an administration official said,” Julianna Goldman reports for Bloomberg. “Obama and Jobs will discuss the economy and technology issues, the official said on condition of anonymity.”

“The administration official gave no specifics of the agenda for Obama’s meeting with Jobs,” Goldman reports.

“Jobs has supported Democratic candidates and organizations in the past,” Goldman reports. “He donated $50,000 to the DNC in 2000 and $26,700 to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2006, according to Federal Election Commission records. Jobs also contributed $1,000 to former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel when Emanuel was running for the U.S. House in 2004.”

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MacDailyNews Take: “Uh, how’s that capitalism thing work again?”

This “meeting” will be on SNL in 3… 2…

Give that BlackBerry sufferer an iPhone 4, Steve!

218 Comments

  1. Jobs: I got 50 Billion in da bank! U broke, MuddaF….er

    Seriously?!!!… This band needs to do a skit on what they think would go on in such a meeting.

    But considering Obama doesn’t listen to things that go against his grain, it is a waste of time… So before this posts goes postal with other comments. might I suggest a little Mac – PC humor… thanks to TUAW.

    This one has adult language rap “sort of” but interesting…

    This one is the ULTIMATE in the “I’m a Mac” genre…

    And the BEST for LAST… The battle between the iPhone and iPad to the tune of MJ’s “Beat It”. Well choreographed… loved it!

    Viewed them all yet? Yes… Okay, go back to your MDN political rants

  2. Jobs: I got 50 Billion in da bank! U broke, MuddaF….er

    Seriously?!!!… This band needs to do a skit on what they think would go on in such a meeting.

    But considering Obama doesn’t listen to things that go against his grain, it is a waste of time… So before this posts goes postal with other comments. might I suggest a little Mac – PC humor… thanks to TUAW.

    This one has adult language rap “sort of” but interesting…

    This one is the ULTIMATE in the “I’m a Mac” genre…

    And the BEST for LAST… The battle between the iPhone and iPad to the tune of MJ’s “Beat It”. Well choreographed… loved it!

    Viewed them all yet? Yes… Okay, go back to your MDN political rants

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