Obama Almost Got A New Wii From Joe Biden

All that Gamescom, Quakecon and Blizzcon news last week distracted from a key story reported by the LA Times: Why Barack Obama didn't get a Wii for his 48th birthday on August 4.

The Times ran a story last week about how America's vice president Joe Biden has been trying to strengthen his relationship with President Barack Obama.

One method? Get that man a Wii.

One White House official recalls the vice president fretting over what to get Obama for his 48th birthday earlier this month. Biden wanted to go with a Nintendo Wii. Told that Obama's daughters already have one, a disappointed Biden said, "You're kidding." Instead, he went with a golf range-finder to help the president judge distances to the hole.

But what if the President would have enjoyed a Wii of his own? Bad move, readers? Or is one Wii per White-Household enough? Despite fumbles, Biden's a player [LA Times]



    Barry seems more like an xbro to me.

    Should've bought him a Wii AND put the homebrew channel on it - then, he could've had a game made starring the man himself.

    THAT would be a great present. :D

    I too think Barrack plays Xbox. And I'm pretty sure his xbox live is something awesome like "da_prezz".

    That'd be awesome at work the next day.

    "What'd you do last night?"

    "Teabagged Barack Obama. You?"

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