8:00am

Sat December 11, 2010
Games & Humor

He Might Need A Cigarette, But Obama Isn't Smoking

Talk about stress: your popularity ratings are dipping, pundits pound you from the left and the right, you get shellacked in midterm elections, the unemployment rate stalls near 10 percent. Then one day, a friend elbows you in the chops under the basket, and you need so many stitches that you can't pronounce "superfluous." Yet, as host Scott Simon notes, President Obama has apparently not smoked a cigarette in nine months.