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Fast forward to 6:00
“This is a problem,” the president said, asking Buck and McCarver, “what’s your best theory on this?” Three or four years’ worth of losing is one thing, you can say it’s “just happenstance,” but this was something else. McCarver cited the American League’s designated hitter rule.
“So there’s no bailout plan for the National League?” one of the sportscasters asked, laughing.
“No,” said Obama, “we’re out of money.”