President Obama Only Answers Ridiculous Questions
8 questions President Barack Obama has actually answered in recent days. He’s ducked the White House press corps for eight weeks. “I just flirted with the President of the United States of America,” the radio host says.
“If you had a super power, what would it be?”
“This sounds — it’s kind of a weird super power, but if I had something that I could immediately wish for, I would love to be able to speak any language. Now that’s a weird super power — it might not come in handy to rescue folks from a burning building. But I’ve always wished that whatever country I’ve went to, whenever I’ve met somebody who spoke a different language that I could right away speak their language. I’m a big believe in making connections with people.
“But If it’s like an Avengers super power, then I think the whole flying thing is pretty good…Yeah, you can’t beat just swooping around. That looks like it’d be fun.”
“What’s your favorite song to work out to?”
“My iPod has a bunch of different stuff. I’ve got a bunch of old school, a lot of R&B, Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind, and Fire, Marvin Gaye, but I’ve also got a bunch of contemporary stuff: Jay-Z, Beyonce, you know, Nas. You name it, I’ve got it. I will say right now that if I’m really trying to get my heart rate up, “Crazy In Love” is a pretty good song to work out to.”
“Is [the campaign bus] comfortable?”
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“Do you actually get to use your blackberry?”
“I still use my blackberry, I got an iPad that i use. A lot of it is configured or disabled in ways to preserve national security.”