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Ticket photo of the week: Mr. Cool Obama loses it

Democrat president Barack Obama shows his excitement at a baseball game 6-10

One of these baseball fans is not like the others.

Normally, President Barack Obama controls his emotions cooly and calmly.

But here at a recent Washington Nationals baseball game, a Reuters photographer caught the Democratic chief executive off-guard, revealing his wilder emotional side during the absolute fan frenzy that is an MLB game these days.

-- Andrew Malcolm

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Photo: Reuters

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Aw, c'mon! Give the Prez a break -- would YOU be happy with that seat?

(AM responds: :--)) )

Quite frankly, President Obama has an amazing Lack of Affect about almost every thing, except when he is the object of wild enthusiasm!!!! Notice the eyes; they are as steely as bullets. I don't need him to choke up with phoney emotion, nor to "get mad" (as several of his supporters have urged him to do, and Gibbs keeps telling us how he is 'furious'.). There is a difference between cool and just plain cold. That is where the Lack of Affect kicks in.

I'm just wondering how he has time to go to a baseball game. Shouldn't he be too busy?

I do not like this Uncle Sam, I do not like his health care scam.
I do not like these dirty crooks, or how they lie and cook the books.
I do not like when Congress steals,
I do not like their secret deals.
I do not like this speaker Nan ,
I do not like this 'YES WE CAN'.
I do not like this spending spree,
I'm smart, I know that nothing's free;
I do not like your smug replies, when I complain about your lies.
I do not like this kind of hope.
I do not like it. Nope, nope, nope!


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A veteran foreign and national correspondent, Andrew Malcolm has served on the L.A. Times Editorial Board and was a Pulitzer finalist in 2004. He is the author of 10 nonfiction books and father of four. Read more.
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