Hey, what's a little trash talk among hoopsters? Baller-in-chief Barack Obama welcomed the WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury to the White House today, and, according to the official White House transcript, POTUS engaged in a little back and forth with the Mercury's Diana Taurasi:
- TAURASI: Well, on behalf of the Phoenix Mercury and the WNBA, we want to give you a 2014 WNBA Championship jersey.
- THE PRESIDENT: Nice!
- TAURASI: It's an XL. (Laughter.) So you might have to get on the Atkins. But thank you very much for having us, Mr. President. It's an honor. (Applause.)
We hear the commander in chief likes his cheeseburgers, so that should make the transition to the protein-heavy Atkins diet all the easier.
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