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Obama Pitches Japan Aid...While Picking NCAA Tournament


President Obama took a time on Wednesday to implore Americans to send money to Japan. But the setting he used to deliver his pitch was slightly unconventional -- he used the sports network ESPN while detailing his picks for the upcoming NCAA college basketball tournament:

The Wall Street Journal breaks down his picks here.

The president's picks prompted somewhat of an "apology" today from Glenn Beck, who joked about the president's bracket on Tuesday:

I do have to lead with my mistakes.  I did make a mistake yesterday.  I said at least he's not doing his NCAA bracket for the Final 4.  At least he's not doing that which he did last year.  As I was saying that on the air yesterday, he was filming his filling out of the brackets that will be aired tonight on ESPN.

(Video via Greg Hengler)

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