QOTD: Obama fumbles ‘Jedi mind meld,’ White House plays along

Graphic courtesy the White House Twitter account (@whitehouse)

Graphic courtesy the White House Twitter account (@whitehouse)

“Even though most people agree that I’m being reasonable; that most people agree I’m presenting a fair deal; the fact they don’t take it means I should somehow do a Jedi mind meld with these folks and convince them to do what’s right.”

— President Barack Obama, during a Friday press conference wherein he discussed impasses met in efforts to avoid automatic spending cuts known as the sequester. Obama mixed up terms from the “Star Wars” and “Star Trek” universes, garnering a quick response from the Internet (including the White House).

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