It's a joke, I guess. It was passed on by one of the guys at my office.

> Subject: FW:
> Pirates
>
>
> The
> US Navy has stated that the Navy
> seals could have acted faster to rescue the captain of the
> Maersk Alabama last
> week, but had to wait until the White House could confirm
> that none of the
> pirates were related to Obama :-)
>