Cubs win best thing since sliced bread for fans: Obama

Chicago fans celebrate outside Wrigley FieldThe last time the Cubs won the World Series in 1908, sliced bread literally had not been invented — a fact not lost on President Barack Obama, who calls Chicago home. Obama — in Miami on Thursday to drum up support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton — took a moment from his usual stump speech to hail the Cubs, the crosstown rivals of his beloved Chicago White Sox. “Down here, it’s just like every ad is depressing and there’s negative ads and there’s noise and there’s distractions and sometimes the temptation is to tune it out and you want to just focus on the Cubs winning the World Series,” he said.

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