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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.

Obama Does Twitter Chat With Laptop Unplugged