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Obama Denounces A-Rod

Is President Obama going to use the bully pulpit for celebrity dish? Having already weighed in on Jessica Simpson’s weight gain, yesterday Obama commented on the latest news that baseball star Alex Rodriguez admitted to steroid use. "It's depressing news on top of what's been a flurry of depressing items when it comes to Major League Baseball," he said, but added that an important lesson was being learned: Children are seeing that there are "no shortcuts” and that, with such mistakes, "you may end up tarnishing your entire career.”