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September 12, 2012

Obama Got His 3 a.m. Call. He Decided To Sleep Through It.

Drudge highlights part of the story that the LA Times, of course, does not.

The president was updated throughout the evening, and notified late Tuesday that Stevens was unaccounted for. Obama learned Wednesday that Stevens was confirmed dead Wednesday morning, the official said.

Man needs his rest. He's in Vegas right now. You can't do Vegas right if you're short of sleep.

By the way, the media is all dutifully reporting the Obama line: That while he is jetting his ass off to Las Vegas, "it's not a day of politics as usual" (via Mark Knoller) and that his Political Fundraiser With The Stars In Sin City will "fit the tone of the last 24 hours" (via @paconner).

So, you know, when he hits a Hard 8 at craps he will not cry out in glee, but will rather collect his earnings in a dignified, respectful way, a sigh and a shrug of the shoulders indicating that while he may be happy to win his bet, he's still thinking, sort of, about the four murders.


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