Yes, you read the headline correctly.
The more you dig into the current presidential campaign the more incredibly bizarre it becomes.
The Times of India has reported that presidential candidate Barack Obama is going to accept a 2 foot tall gold plated idol of the Hindu god "Hanuman" from a group of prominent Hindus in India.
As we reported previously, Barack Obama carries a small idol of the Hindu god Hanuman around with him for good luck:
Apparently some prominent Hindus over in India got wind of this, and in their excitement they decided to send Barack Obama this gold plated statue of Hanuman in order to bring him good fortune during the upcoming election.
The two foot tall idol was accepted in India by Obama's representative Carolyn Sauvage-Mar, and she said that she will pass it on to Obama after it is finished being "sanctified" by Hindu priests.
As she accepted the Hindu idol for Obama, Sauvage-Mar, who is the chairperson of Democrats Abroad-India, stated, "Obama has extended his thanks for the support."
The story of the connection between Barack Obama and the Hindu god Hanuman becomes increasingly bizarre as each week passes. If we learn of any further developments we will definitely pass them along to you.