**Posted by Phineas
National debt approaching $17 trillion? North Korean nukes and the threat of war on the peninsula? America’s credit rating?
Nah, it’s March Madness, baby! And Barack Obama, President of the United States, tweeted this morning to remind everyone to get in on the fun:
Finish your bracket: It’s time for #MarchMadness . twitter.com/BarackObama/st… 
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) March 21, 2013 
Now, as others have pointed out, the @BarackObama account has been transferred to OFA , his former campaign group, now turned into a national community organization, but, hey, it still has his name on it and it’s still “verified” by Twitter, so why not assume this represents what he truly values?
You can read the reactions  at Twitchy telling him to finish his danged budget, first, but here’s one that best reflected my feelings:
For once in your miserable Presidency be a leader; not a pop culture figure MT @barackobama  Finish your bracket: It’s time for #MarchMadness 
— LilMissHoosier (@LilMissRightie) March 21, 2013 
(Crossposted at Public Secrets )