Obama’s half-brother signs a book deal

Autobiography due out next January

What is it about Democratic presidents and their brothers? Jimmy Carter had the perpetually embarrassing beer swilling good ol’ boy, Billy. Bill Clinton had Roger, the step-brother with the cocaine conviction and an “acting career” (he killed during that guest spot on Sabrina, the Teenaged Witch.) Now comes news that Barack Obama’s 27-year-old half-brother George has signed a deal to pen his autobiography.

Associated Press

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