Does President Obama want to consult with the basketball great about a response to Syria that’s “just muscular enough not to get mocked”?

No, we don’t think he’s kidding.

At this time, it’s unclear why Magic Johnson is meeting with Obama:

Consulting with Johnson about Syria? The economy? A casual pickup game on the White House court, perhaps? Even Magic Johnson claimed he didn’t know why he was called to the White House:

One theory:

OK, that right there is funny!

After the meeting with Magic Johnson, President Obama is expected to get back to more serious issues: