As part of an effort to highlight science education (it sure ain't to get more air time), the commander-in-chief will appear on a Dec. 8 question to ask hosts/mad scientists Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage to test the myth that the Greek scientist Archimedes inspired a generations of little boys with magnifying glasses by using the sun's reflection on mirrors to set fire to invading Roman fleets back in 214 B.C.
"I can announce today that I taped a special guest appearance for their show, although I didn't get to blow anything up," Obama said. "I was a little frustrated about that."
Um, I thought his entire focus was on getting people jobs. Instead he is taping basic cable shows. What is next for the celebrity President? I'm guessing a turn on Dancing with the Stars or maybe the new house guest on Jersey Shore. Forget running the country when you have that budding TV career to think about.