Obama's soccer game

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This struck me as curious when it was first reported. Now that people have been digging, it is more than curious. From Cat Corbin at American Thinker:
Obama Attends Non-Existent Soccer Game?
Reading the story about President Obama breaking tradition and ditching the presidential press pool over the weekend to watch one of his daughter's soccer games, it appears harmless, right? Not so. It is rather disturbing when you dissect it. So let's do just that. According to the Chicago Sun Times, the press pool was to assemble at 11:30AM.

However, Time reported:
The president left the White House at approximately 9:20 to attend one of his daughter's soccer games at 40th and Chesapeake NW. A pool was hastily called at around 9:35 and drove north at 9:43 to catch the president before the game ended. We didn't make it. The President returned to the White House at 10:17. The pool returned at 10:30. We now return you to your regularly scheduled pool call time.


Seems simple enough. But the story has several problems. The first one is a biggie in that there were no scheduled soccer games for Sidwell Friends April 10, as evidenced here. The second is that the area reported that the game was played at appears to be one of high crime, as documented here and here...
Most curious -- 140 comments and pjt36 voices what came to my mind:
Folks, lighten up here a minute, he's the President of the United States. That makes him the most powerful man on the planet. Presidents sometimes have to do secret stuff. It's part of the job.

My only concern, of course, is the lousy cover story. The staff needs to come up with something more believable. I suppose it's just another example of the incompetents with which he surrounds himself.
Egzackly...

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