Earlier today, White House press secretary Jay Carney was asked a couple of times whether President Obama would print a trillion-dollar coin to get around the debt ceiling, which is the hot thing all the cool kids are talking about these days.
The guy had two full-time jobs: running for reelection and running the country. And yet every month he takes about an hour from his schedule to shake hands, chat briefly and take photos with members of the armed forces attached to the White House. Each is allowed one tag-along parent. I won the toss.