TV NATION

Firesides with Obama

If drowning yourself in Dancing With the Stars was the only way to get your mind off the doom and gloom of the papers, you should probably pick another hobby. President Obama is “quietly in talks” with networks to show up on your televisions next week with addresses reminiscent of FDR’s fireside chats during the Great Depression. One network confirmed that there have been “informal talks” about him taking over the airwaves for 10 minutes to help sell his economic recovery plan straight to the people. Is nothing, not even the glowing black box, sacred?