Recently the world's highest-paid baseball player, Alex Rodriguez, admitted that he had used performance-enhancing drugs during the early part of this decade. A reporter asked President Obama for his reaction to the news. "You know what?" Obama said. "There are no shortcuts. . .When you try to take shortcuts, you may end up tarnishing your entire career."MORE:
Bunk. In the age of irresponsibility, when you take a shortcut, you end up with $275 million from the New York Yankees.
Blogger Tom Carter in comments: "I'm sorry...I just have trouble stifling a grin when I see President Obama talking about not taking shortcuts on the way to the top."