It’s him all right, sitting on a bench in front of Jacqueline Wheels and Tires auto shop. There’s no denying that presidential smile.
Upon closer inspection though, Barack Obama has seen better days. The life-size sculpture has a broken foot mended with silver tape and three missing fingers. He has a burgeoning bald spot on the back of his head and his eyes seem wonky.
Jacqueline Rivera and her husband, Roberto Perez, bought the tire service shop in Santa Ana about five years ago. The sculture “was already here by the time we bought the business,” Rivera said.
The couple doesn’t know how the former president got there. But he’s awfully popular.
— to www.ocregister.com