Obama Says He Kinda Hopes the Tigers Win the World Series

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Political suicide?
President Obama appeared on the Tonight Show last night where he admitted that he's leaning toward rooting for the Detroit Tigers in the World Series. And what a real slap in the face this is to San Francisco, which has practically bankrolled his 2012 presidential campaign.

His words exactly:

"I will say, I've spent a lot of time in Detroit lately, and I didn't want to let Detroit go bankrupt. So in this particular World Series, I might be a little partial," Obama said in comments taped before the Tigers lost the opening game of the series to the San Francisco Giants.

Clearly, the president isn't worried about losing the Bay Area vote.

See also: Take a Glimpse at Obama's Trip to San Francisco

Nor should he be, really. San Francisco can't get enough of Obama, which is maybe why he and his wife, Michelle, have made many, many campaign stops here, treating us like the ATMs we are. To date, San Francisco has dumped more than $11 million into the president's campaign coffers and Oakland kicked in another $6 million.

Detroit, on the other hand, contributed a measly $2 million to Obama, while handing over $4 million to Mitt Romney. And it's not as if the mayor of Motor City has had kind things to say about the president; just last month, Dave Bing was lambasting Obama for not paying enough attention to Detroit. (Wait, did he already forget about that monstrous $80 billion auto bailout?)

Well, hopefully all our hard-earned money will pay off in this election, and Obama won't get his ass kicked like the Tigers did last night.


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22 comments
塞繆塞繆
塞繆塞繆

he cant even win a 2nd term what a thug loser

sexcazn
sexcazn

Let's be honest folks, Detroit needs a lot more help than SF at this point in time.  When Mayor Ed Lee starts signing deals with casino's to keep SF county from bankruptsy  then I could see. I think hell would freeze over sooner. Go Giants!! Go Obama!!

AH M AD
AH M AD

its a free country...

briansays
briansays

the solution is to send some giants wear the white house for michelle, sasha and malia so he gets to look at it over the dining table

Rabbits Electricavenue
Rabbits Electricavenue

Another prez who just will not admit digging the city the most! Go Giants =) Sad Prez )=

Brandan Podestá
Brandan Podestá

I am a die-hard Giants fan and I'm still not voting for Romney.

Samyak Shah
Samyak Shah

yea all he wants is votes from them, he knows SF got his back... true politician.. dude is a white sox fan... why would he want tigers to win... votes votes votes

Jan Simone
Jan Simone

I don't really care. GO GIANTS! :D

Mike Klocke
Mike Klocke

Those who celebrate and taunt after completing 25 percent of a task should be wary. Ancient Michigan proverb.

Kevin Kirby
Kevin Kirby

That's just one interpretation. He stated that the Tigers beat his home team and, therefore, he had a bias...not that he was rooting for or against either team.

Mitch Lopez
Mitch Lopez

Still support the president even when he's wrong.

Charlie Prather
Charlie Prather

I really hope he doesn't bailout the detroit tigers too :(

Haut Dam
Haut Dam

I wonder if California will become a red state now

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