If anyone was wondering, US Press Secretary Ari Fleischer is not a hobbit. Here’s a funny little snippet sent to us by Ringer J.P.:
I saw the following article today and thought you may be interested in knowing that Tolkien-mania has hit certain individuals in Washington.  In answering why he declined a serving of the newly-renamed “Freedom Toast” on Air Force One, White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer stated ”I’m not a hobbit, so I didn’t have a second breakfast. I had my breakfast before I came in.” [More]