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August 13, 2010


Presidential Reading

Karl Rove once claimed that President George W. Bush read 95 books in a year as part of a bet.

Apparently, President Obama is not as well read.

Reporter Michael Powell to the Columbia Journalism Review: "I got talking to him about what he reads and was telling me about these different policy tomes. And I said, 'Well, yeah, but come on. I'm out here on the campaign trail with you, you're up even earlier than I am, and I've been carrying around this Philip Roth book with me for two months and I'm yet to even crack it.' He actually laughed at that point, and said, 'Yeah, you have very little chance to really read. I basically floss my teeth and watch Sports Center.'"












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