Obama says he wouldn't let his son play pro football

Is President Obama politically tone deaf or what?  Why in the world would the President of the US even make a statement like this in the first place?  And on a weekend when the whole country is watching playoff football? According to The Hill,  President Obama said this: "President Obama said that he believed NFL players "know what they're doing" and understood the impact that concussions could have on their long-term health in an interview with The New Yorker published on Sunday, adding that he would not let his son play pro football. At this point, there's a little bit of caveat emptor," Obama said. "These guys, they know what they're doing. They know what they're buying into. It is no longer a secret. It's sort of the feeling I have about smokers, you know?" President & Mrs Obama do not have a son so the statement is cost free.  As the father of 3 sons, and living in football crazy Texas, I can assure you that boys around here are...(Read Full Post)