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Let Me Be Clear: Basketball Is a Man’s Sport

Barack Obama, sexist? Politico:

Obama also rejected the suggestion that his basketball game with male congressional leaders was somehow sexist because no women were invited.

“I think this is bunk,” Obama said. He explained that he invited the regular House of Representatives pick-up basketball players. “I don’t know if there are women who— were Members of Congress who play basketball on a regular basis,” Obama said. “I don’t think there are. You know, I don’t think sends any kind of message or signal whatsoever.”

I’m still waiting for Obama vs. Palin, one-on-one.

UPDATE: Will Jesse Jackson call President Obama’s behavior “gender apartheid” like he did with the all-male membership at Augusta National?

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