On Wednesday President Obama is scheduled to meet with Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin and several former NASCAR champions. In an All Left Turns exclusive, we have obtained a senior-level staffer’s notes to the president’s speech-writing team. These documents show the White House’s attempts to get the president up to speed on stock car racing.
By watching interviews on TV, staffers have learned that NASCAR drivers like to reference their sponsors. To make them feel comfortable, make sure to thank Ritz crackers for the "wine and cheese" spread and thank the engine department at Boeing and the Air Force for Air Force One. Anything having to do with sponsorship is a good thing.
Prevent the president from staring directly into Juan Pablo Montoya‘s dreamy eyes. Those eyes will charm him, and the president will forget all about health care reform, beer summits and picking Supreme Court justices. Montoya will romance the president just like Mexican President Felipe Calderon did.
– Will Danica Patrick cross over? They are all really sick of talking about it.
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