Obama 2009 NCAA March Madness countdown. President’s brackets out next week.

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WASHINGTON–At the Friday briefing, I asked White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs when President Obama–the hoopster-in-chief– will make his 2009 NCAA March Madness Picks. Next week, Gibbs said.

Lynn Sweet: ….when is the president’s brackets going to come out?

Robert Gibbs: I — we will, in a transparent White House, release — (laughter) — release the president’s bracket next week.

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