"It was supposed to be a homage to the American lifestyle and the new US president," said... Judith Witting, sales manager for Sprehe... "Americans are more relaxed. Not like us stiff Germans, like (Chancellor Angela) Merkel."
WAIT...IT GETS BETTER. Judith adds:
The idea, she claimed, was to get in on the Obama-mania which is continuing to grip Germany. The word "fingers" in the name refers to the fact that it is a finger food. "It's like hotdogs," Witting said. "No one would ever think they are actually from dogs."
Wait, these aren't Obama's fingers? Coated and fried? No thanks then.