They must be very busy people. Regardless of one’s political views, the president is still the president – and an opportunity to speak with the leader of the free world is a rare and special one.

You’d think whatever photo shoots or sponsor appearances these drivers have lined up on Wednesday afternoon – if that’s indeed the reason – could be rescheduled. After all, this is the President of the United States we’re talking about here.

For a sport that prides itself on patriotism, having so many drivers turn down the president’s invitation simply seems strange.

via Five NASCAR Drivers Decline President Obama’s White House Invitation – From Our Editors – SBNation.com.

Maybe they are busy.  Perhaps they have other commitments.   Who knows.   I think I know!

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