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In case you thought you’d seen and heard it all when it came to fawning Obama coverage, get a load of this from Politico:

Let’s be honest: Barack Obama is better than you are. He’s a better father — taking breaks from running the world to cheer on his daughters at soccer and basketball games. He’s a better husband — zipping his wife off for dinner in New York and Paris. He’s got a better diet — nibbling on vegetables from his homegrown garden to keep his love handles in check. And he’s got a terrific jump shot. You? Not so much. Call it the politics of personal perfection. The Barack Obama brand is as much about being a personal example to the nation as it is about being a political figure. But the danger of that frothy mix of glamour and domesticity is that President Obama could become in the public mind something he never sought to be: the Martha Stewart of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Only in the world of sycophantic Beltway coverage can taking your kids to soccer and being nice to your wife grant you super-human status. Politico then goes on to discuss, in all seriousness, whether Obama can be “too perfect.” Nah, he’s perfect in his level of perfection!

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