Obama campaign wants you to submit a bracket – and join its e-mail list
March 12th, 2012
11:51 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama campaign wants you to submit a bracket – and join its e-mail list

(CNN) – It's a rare chance to beat President Obama at his own game.

The basketball-fan-in-chief has unveiled his bracket in a highly choreographed ESPN special for the last three years. The same drill is expected this year before the first games begin Tuesday.

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  1. Former Republican, now an Independent

    It's kind of nice to see a president who is a common man, with common interests and not these plastic politicians that are always about their egos and their money.

    March 12, 2012 12:03 pm at 12:03 pm |
  2. Dominican mama 4 Obama (the real one)

    God our President looks GREAT wearing that Air Force One jacket!!
    The man was BORN to be President of our great country!
    Every day I thank God for him.
    Obama, all the way baby!!!!!

    March 12, 2012 12:13 pm at 12:13 pm |
  3. Sniffit

    Oh no! He spent 5-10 minutes filling out a bracket while eating his breakfast? Collapse of western democracy as we know it? Does this guy ever do any work!?!?!?!? DOOM DOOM DOOM!!!!!!

    March 12, 2012 12:23 pm at 12:23 pm |
  4. Rudy NYC

    Sniffit

    Oh no! He spent 5-10 minutes filling out a bracket while eating his breakfast?
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    Where does pending 5-10 minutes making light of Donald Trump at a DC dinner rank on the danger scale?

    March 12, 2012 12:27 pm at 12:27 pm |
  5. Talkytalk

    Did you guys read the complete article? It says that this is great for fundraising purposes. This is nothing more than political strategy. This is not a common man, he is filthy rich, hangs out with Hollywood celebrities and enjoys a very luxurious life, he's a showman, nothing plain about him, no common man here. Hollywood loves this man because he is one of them.

    March 12, 2012 12:28 pm at 12:28 pm |
  6. Mr. Kareem Blair

    Mr. Obama & Mrs. Clinton, should run for office, Mrs. Clinton as VP! She has done a great job and together they can achieve, greater things......

    March 12, 2012 12:31 pm at 12:31 pm |
  7. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    Romney, the money launderer, is the one who has put the word 'filthy' in the phrase, "Filthy Rich."

    March 12, 2012 12:35 pm at 12:35 pm |
  8. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    Romney is not a common man. He is filthy rich, hangs out with NASCAR owners and Wall Street robbers, enjoys the life of a jet setter, is a showman snowman, and a money launderer. There is nothing common about him. The Kochs love him because he is easily bought off and has the value of a jellyfish.

    March 12, 2012 12:39 pm at 12:39 pm |
  9. cali girl

    Obama is an everyday man. He has way more in common with the American People than any of the righties. If you think he is rich, look it up. Against everyone vying for the spot of Pres, Robmey, Santo, Grinchy and Paul all have WAY MORE in filthy money than Obama ever will. And Robmey hangs out with his Nascar team owner friends, Trump, and many others way above the class of Hollywood. I would rather take a man that made himself by himself than a silver spoon born and bred any day.

    March 12, 2012 12:40 pm at 12:40 pm |
  10. Sniffit

    Sniffit

    Oh no! He spent 5-10 minutes filling out a bracket while eating his breakfast?
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    Where does pending 5-10 minutes making light of Donald Trump at a DC dinner rank on the danger scale?"
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    Seventh sign!!!!!!!

    March 12, 2012 12:42 pm at 12:42 pm |
  11. R

    @ Talkytalk
    "Did you guys read the complete article?"

    It doesn't appear to be the case...

    March 12, 2012 12:43 pm at 12:43 pm |
  12. Mikey

    @Talkytalk – "Did you guys read the complete article? It says that this is great for fundraising purposes."

    The President is a basketball fan. They took something he already does and highlighted how he relates to the average American.

    Not like Romney who pretends to like NASCAR and Davey Crocket when he's in the South and how high the trees are in Michigan. The worst thing is the more Romney tries it, the more obvious it becomes that he is completely out of touch with the average American. With Obama, it always seems genuine... except when he tries to bowl. Hopefully, he's been practicing on the White House lanes.

    March 12, 2012 12:59 pm at 12:59 pm |