Lakers Examiner: In case you’ve been living in a cave for the past year — actually forget that, even the caves got word of this– you will be tuning in Tuesday to watch one of the greatest contests in our nation’s history.

No, I’m not talking about Phoenix at New Jersey. I’m talking, of course, about the presidential election. Now while Barack Obama and John McCain are both solid candidates, I thought I’d see how some of our very own Lakers might fare as America’s next president.

Kobe Bryant

Pros: A natural competitor, Kobe has always been known for his tireless work ethic and refusal to accept mediocrity. In the past couple of years, Kobe has also proven that he can put his personal agenda aside and do what is best for the team.

Cons: His competitive fire often causes him to make rash and ill-advised decisions. Also, questionable choices in his personal life leave Kobe open for attacks on his “moral character.”

Electability: 3/10 – Always a polarizing figure, Kobe would easily win California but would lose each of the other 49 states.

Continue reading ‘Which Laker would make the best president?’

  • Andrew Rafner

    Derek.

  • nabil

    Yup

  • juanNAR

    i say MR. FISHER also

  • gugy

    Derek Fisher

  • kobethegreat

    lol SAME HERE D=fish

  • Michael_23

    Easy question: Derek Fisher

  • daboss1849

    dj mbenga

  • DCLAKER

    Michael_23 said it best.

  • Kelly

    Derek Fisher

  • http://thelakersnation.com jki

    dj

  • PauKobeBynumOdomDynasty

    On Aol it says that whenever the Lakers make it to the finals the incumbent party wins. It has been right i think 8 times. But I say GO OBAMA!!!

  • DB24

    He wont win Utah thou…

  • west213

    Phil

  • xtro

    i think it’s a tossed up between dj mbenga and chris mihm.

  • imfasterthanur

    Chuck Norris

  • LakersNo1

    Didnt kobe said Fisher is the next Barack?

  • JC

    Derek Fisher for President in 2016! – Brian Shaw for VP. :)

  • basketball55

    Great Article! I agree Fisher would make a great President!

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