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NCAA Tournament: 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Trust Obama’s Bracket

Trust President Obama's Bracket At Your Own Peril

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The NCAA Tournament field has been announced and people around the world have begun filling out their brackets. Getting a perfect bracket can result in a billion dollar prize this year and a lifetime full of glory, but has to be considered next to impossible. One person who will try to get a perfect bracket is President Obama, who has made a ritual of filling out a bracket on live television. These five reasons will keep you from copying him.

5. There Is No Way President Obama Has Been Watching Basketball

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5. There Is No Way President Obama Has Been Watching Basketball

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President Obama is in the midst of trying to manage a burgeoning crisis in Ukraine, push various domestic policies and prepare for the 2014 mid-terms. Keeping this in mind, the man likely doesn't have enough time to even pay attention to his wife, let alone check out the best college basketball teams live in action. There is no way he has a firm grasp on all 68 teams.

4. President Obama Doesn't Have the Greatest Bracket History

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4. President Obama Doesn't Have the Greatest Bracket History

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Only once during his five previous attempts filling out NCAA Tournament brackets has President Obama correctly predicted the tournament winner, and that was during his first year in the White House. Since then he has only picked four out of the 16 teams to advance to the Final Four, a pretty lousy total. Whoever is filling him in on college basketball surely isn't up to date with what is happening.

3. President Obama Always Has a Very Conservative Bracket

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3. President Obama Always Has a Very Conservative Bracket

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Despite being a member of the more liberal Democratic Party, President Obama picks about as conservatively as one can with his bracket. Never before has he picked a seed lower than a No. 4 to reach the Final Four, and last year he only picked a lower seed to win seven games the entire tournament. If you want any chance at picking the bracket busters, copying Obama isn't the way to go.

2. Copying Doesn't Help Anyone

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2. Copying Doesn't Help Anyone

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The largest point of fun in picking NCAA Tournament brackets is that you can have the one that is the best in the country, and possibly is perfect. By copying President Obama, one is automatically making this impossible. Not exactly March Madness if you ask me.

1. The President Doesn't Have the Greatest History With Websites

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1. The President Doesn't Have the Greatest History With Websites

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One good-natured jab had to be taken at President Obama, and this is it. Everyone who lives in the U.S. knows that the roll out for the website of the healthcare law known by many as "Obamacare" didn't go well, and he took a lot of flak for it. Considering his history with computers, it isn't difficult to imagine that the President would select a perfect field then actually post the wrong teams, or even worse have the website breakdown.