President Obama Lives on the Edge

It's also possible that Laptop One is powered by a tiny, onboard nuclear reactor. Photo: Pete Souza/twitter

As the impasse over how to avoid the fiscal cliff continues, President Obama attempted to explain his side of things to the issue’s least relevant players in a live Twitter Q&A session. We didn’t learn much aside from Obama’s thoughts on Chicago sports, but we did discover, thanks to a photo tweeted out by White House photographer Pete Souza, that Obama was operating on battery power during the chat. Safety net? Not for this guy.