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Dueling Headlines; ‘Obama says Al Qaeda is junior varsity and not like Kobe Bryant’ edition

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By Doug Powers  •  January 20, 2014 10:50 AM

**Written by Doug Powers

In an interview with The New Yorker, President Obama made a curious comparison in an attempt to dismiss the influence of Al Qaeda:

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Even if that were the case, they’d still be people trying to kill Americans while wearing Lakers uniforms!

As evidenced by the below dueling CNN headline from a couple of weeks ago, the junior varsity squad seems to be holding their own:

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Last summer, Obama said “Al Qaeda has been decimated”, and the previous year he said “Al Qaeda is on the run.”

That according to the captain of the administration’s varsity team:

It’s been a busy month for Obama sports metaphors. In the same interview, the president also said that he would not allow the son that he doesn’t have to play in the NFL.

Obama wouldn’t let his hypothetical son play on the JV team either because that would be even more dangerous (see above).

Dueling Headlines archive here.

**Written by Doug Powers

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