President Obama’s TV Interview Touches On Tiger Woods’ Return

by | March 18, 2010 at 9:17 AM | TV News

President Obama commented on Tiger Woods during his Fox News interview.  (Comedy Central)

President Obama commented on Tiger Woods during his Fox News interview. (Comedy Central)

Health care reform wasn’t the only thing on the mind of Fox News during its exclusive interview with President Obama.

Following the grilling, newscaster Bret Baier found time to ask the President about his views on Tiger’s planned return to golf at the Master’s Tournament.

Obama’s response: “I’m sure he’s still going to be a terrific golfer.”

Obama also subtly urged the country to, you know, move on from this. “Tiger has acknowledged that he betrayed his family,” the President said. “That’s a personal issue he’s got to work out. I hope they’ve worked it out.”

Of course, it wasn’t the hard-hitting television news reporter who was interested in the answer. Baier made it clear that the question had been e-mailed to him by a reader.

The interview came on the same day as Tiger’s (animated) appearance on the season premiere of ‘South Park.’

“It’s such an important issue in America right now – the sex addiction outbreak,” ‘South Park’ creator Matt Stone told the AP earlier this week.

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