by Marcel Mutoni

Despite their crummy play, the Chicago Bulls continue to have friends in high places.

Presidential candidate, and former collegiate ballplayer, Barack Obama is a big Chicago Bulls fan and, like most Bulls supporters these days, he’s looking at successful teams with envious eyes.

On the campaign trail, the Senator from Illinois recently visited the offices of the Boston Globe and had a few questions for the reporters:

Then the US senator had a question — and a request.

The question: “What are you putting in the water here?

The request: “Can we get some of that in Chicago?”

If he wins the Presidency, can he force KG to play in his hometown? Pretty sure it’s part of that whole Executive Power thing.