That’s a rhetorical question, right?

All rested and refreshed from his Hawaiian vacay, President Obama took to the podium today to inform us that extending long-term unemployment benefits would boost the economy. For reals! But talk is cheap, so he turned to some human prop-aganda for help:

Hey, here’s a question:

https://twitter.com/tsj_washington/status/420599443423911936

Human props are an essential part of this president’s theatrics. He’s not about to ditch them now!

https://twitter.com/adamage88/status/420605532085301248

We don’t know. But there’s no doubt we’ll see them again soon. President Obama’s going to make sure this sucky economy sticks around for a while.

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