Reporter asks Obama about fiscal cliff; Answer: ‘We’re doing Christmas shopping’

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President Obama marked Small Business Saturday by visiting One More Page Books, an independent bookseller in Arlington, Va.

President Obama and his 2 daughters just left our store!!

— eileen mcgervey (@justonemorepage) November 24, 2012

POTUS shopping in Arlington, Va., at a bookstore today for Small Business Saturday with Sasha and Malia.…

— John Fritze (@jfritze) November 24, 2012

Per the pool report, the president was asked a question about the looming fiscal cliff. His answer? More Eastwooding:

“@zekejmiller: “We’re doing Christmas shopping,” POTUS said to a question from the pool about the fiscal cliff.” Spend, spend, spend!

— Amanda Carpenter (@amandacarpenter) November 24, 2012

Can’t you reporters just let him eat his waffles, er, pretend to care about small business? Or is buying 15 books his answer to the fiscal cliff?

Pres Obama goes Christmas shopping at One More Page Books in Arlington, Va., buys 15 children’s books.

— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) November 24, 2012

Now if only he’d really show his support for small businesses by not forcing them to comply with crippling Obamacare mandates.

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