With President Elect Barak Obama set to take office, our national sport seems to be changing from stuffy old golf to baloncesta. That's "basketball" to all you american assholes who don't know a foreign language (since we're supposedly international now, thanks Tommy). In this video Senator Herb Kohl (Milwaukee Bucks owner) asks future US Attorney General Eric Holder about playing Obama in basketball:
Free Darko has a great take on this video and the whole issue in general. Free Darko also links to another pretty damn in-depth article on basketball's influence on Obama.
Pretty much, just read Free Darko as I am really adding nothing new to this topic.