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Boy Banned from US After Drunk-emailing Obama

College student Luke Angel has been banned from visiting the United States for life after he drunkenly emailed President Barack Obama. Angel had just watched a TV program about 9/11 and decided it would be a good idea to send Obama an abusive email. Turns out calling the U.S. president a 'pr**k' is not the best way to make friends in the FBI.

Sky News reports that the FBI intercepted the message and notified British police, who in turn contacted the local police force in the youth's town of Silsoe, Bedfordshire. A Bedfordshire Police spokesman told Sky: "The individual sent an email to the White House full of abusive and threatening language.

"We were informed by the Metropolitan Police and went to see him. He said, 'Oh dear, it was me'."

When asked about the ban, Luke responded, "I don't really care. My parents aren't very happy about it. The police who came round took my picture and told me I was banned from America forever."

The Department of Homeland Security says there are about 60 reasons one can be banned from the U.S. but said it can't discuss specific cases.

Source: Sky News

  • Then why dont we throw all the drunken drivers out of this country, after all that is far more dangerous then a e-mail
  • Strider-Hiryu_79
    'Oh dear, it was me'

    I can't bring myself to believe this story. Especially after a quote such as that. Was he still drunk when they quoted him?
  • mlopinto2k1
    lol, Dumbass
  • bsbsbsbs
    Where'd he get the email address from?
  • adamboy64
    It's kind of interesting how it results in a retaliation.

    Generally I would have thought the people filtering his e-mail would have just seen it as spam or junk and deleted it.

    Oh well, no big loss for him really. Doesn't seem like he ever wanted to visit the US.
  • tacoslave
    beware the b& hammer.
  • killerchickens
    This is definitely how I wan't our governments time and money to be spent.
  • braneman
    are you thinking about getting drunk in the near future? are you unhappy about the presidential election results? we'll be happy to ban you from ever visiting the united states.
  • Glacier
    This is an abuse of power, in my opinion. No one should ban a kid for sending a stupid e-mail. Even if that kid is a pathetic fool!
  • azcoyote
    Strider-Hiryu_79I can't bring myself to believe this story. Especially after a quote such as that. Was he still drunk when they quoted him?
    Just very British apparently....