March 20, 2010
NO WONDER HE ISN'T GOING:
Operation Blue Gum for Barack Obama visit gets the chainsaw (Hedley Thomas, 3/20/10, The Australian )
THE codename chosen for a secret policing operation to protect US President Barack Obama during his visit to Australia sounds innocuous enough.Posted by Orrin Judd at March 20, 2010 6:37 AM
But calling it Operation Blue Gum, after Australia's iconic native trees, almost caused an international embarrassment.