Obama went in for a CT scan at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday after his physician noticed some “soft tissue swelling” in his throat, which has been sore lately. Doctors have determined that Obama is suffering from acid reflux — a.k.a. heartburn — which they have vowed to “treat accordingly,” perhaps with some Tums, or by recommending a reduction in the president’s coffee intake.
Thanksgiving, Christmas and then maybe a few weeks into January — that’s when you really gotta sit down, talk to your advisers and say, ‘Look, do I have a chance?’ I think I know why I would want to run. I think I know what I think this country should do and what I would do. But I just don’t know whether it’s possible.