July 13, 2011

UM, ISN’T THIS A CASE OF CALLING YOUR OWN BLUFF? The Hill: Obama warns Cantor: ‘Don’t call my bluff’ in debt talks. I mean, I’m not a big poker player, but I thought the point of a bluff is not to admit it’s a bluff . . . .

UPDATE: “I’d love to play poker with him. Does he know that it’s played with cards?”

ANOTHER UPDATE: Reader Kevin Greene emails: “The problem with playing poker with Barack Obama is that he’s not bluffing with his own chips. He’s using OUR money.”