11 times the White House used the ‘political football’ defense

By Brian Hughes | Washington Examiner

Call it a combination of President Obama’s favorite rhetorical techniques: bemoaning politics and using sports metaphors.

Obama and his closest allies just love talking pigskin when on the defensive. The desired effect is to paint the White House as above the Washington fray and more principled than its political rivals.

Here is just a small sampling of Team Obama’s favorite prevent defense.

at Washington Examiner.

Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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