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obamaMaybe President Barack Obama pre-ordered an Xbox One for his daughters. Or it’s possible that he’s been taking some stress out recently by getting on the sticks.

Whatever the case, Obama just plugged Microsoft’s Xbox when discussing the nation’s battle over the government shutdown.

While explaining why he thinks Republicans are being unreasonable in their attempt to halt funding of Obamacare, the president used an Xbox analogy.

“You don’t get a chance to call your bank and say, ‘I’m not going to pay my mortgage this month unless you throw in a new car and an Xbox,'” the president said.

This isn’t the first time Obama has mentioned the Xbox in public. Back in 2009, he recommended that parents “put away the Xbox,” and encourage children to sleep earlier, read books and do their homework.

Microsoft cleverly responded to Obama, noting the Xbox’s timer feature and parental controls.

Video via Politico

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