Pretentious, nous? 19 November, 2020 Posted in: Mr. Waffle Me: Barack Obama has a playlist for his new book. Mr. Waffle: Another new book? Any more new books and he can become President of France.* *Any French politician planning a run for high office gets a book out first. It’s true, really. And I’m not even going to start on former PM Dominique de Villepin.