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Youthful Obama too tired for classy diplomacy; plays basketball everyday

Barack Obama’s offhand approach to Gordon Brown’s Washington visit last week came about because the president was facing exhaustion over America’s economic crisis and is unable to focus on foreign affairs, the Sunday Telegraph has been told.

If he were to focus more on the economic crisis the DOW might reach zero. The man gives non-obesity a bad name. He is too tired to do his job? Maybe we should have chosen Septuagenarian McCain for JFK-like vigor?

Obama is also too tired to craft a plan to stabilize the banking industry; make a two sentence statement demanding that Congress eliminate earmarks from the Omnibus spending bill; or appear on Rush Limbaugh’s program after publicly challenging him.

I just wish he were too tired to demonize potential investors, producers and achievers in public; drive down the DOW with his public utterances; take over industries with socialist control; demonize banks; threaten the coal industry; and generally threaten the poor and lower and middle income families with the promise of drastically increased energy costs.

Maybe the President needs to play basketball twice a day?

He plays a ton of basketball and puts in his 45-60 minute workout day in and day out. He claims it sets the tone for his entire day- that it gives him the energy he needs to grapple with the world’s problems.

Just not with the United Kingdom part of the world.

Silence and inaction from Obama and Congress would do more to instill confidence in the private sector and lessen the risk of offending allies, than anything else.

Let’s insist The Tired One attend March Madness and the NBA playoffs and get back to us after Halloween, when at least we will be expecting a Big Scare.

Mike DeVine’s Charlotte Observer, Examiner.com and Minority Report columns

“One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson

Originally published by Mike DeVine, Legal Editor for The Minority Report

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