Politico has a long story this morning about Barack Obama's mental state as he looks toward the end of his presidency. It includes lots of informed speculation about, like, politics and stuff, but also this, about Obama's post-second-term plans:
And despite his deep connections to Chicago, he has told friends he would like to live in New York City.
Damn, Chicago! Meanwhile, the Chicago Blackhawks lost a heartbreaking Game 7 last night in the NHL's Western Conference finals. New York's own Rangers are still alive; they'll play in the Stanley Cup Finals starting Wednesday.
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