Doubletake, your daily digest on the headlines of the day, is brought to you by Tribune correspondents Jim Tankersley and James Oliphant. Check back every morning for a new edition.
Jim Tankersley: Good morning.
Jim Oliphant: Howdy there, little britches.
Tankersley: So it’s going to be like that, is it? How was your weekend?
Oliphant: Watched some Olympics. You been watching them Olympics?
Tankersley: Yesterday I binged. Water polo, cycling, weightlifting, boxing, gymnastics, several soccer games, China vs. Greece beach volleyball and one killer badminton match.
Oliphant: I mainly watch for Jim Lampley’s hair. It’s its own form of human achievement.
Oliphant: The president has been having a good time though. He has done everything but dress up as one of the Fuwa.
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