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Batkid denies Obama’s photo-op request

As Batkid’s heroic rescue of our nation’s cold hearts continues from the streets of San Francisco to the morning talk show circuit, our tiny national hero has suddenly found himself too busy to talk with the leader of the free world. Such is the life of a kindergarten superhero.

President Obama is visiting San Francisco this week on a fundraising mission to meet with his historically lucrative donor base in the Bay Area. After Team Obama crafted a special message to Batkid on his big day earlier this month, the White House reached out to the young celebrity and cancer patient for a one-on-one meeting on Miles “Batkid” Scott’s home turf. Unfortunately for the President, Miles was already booked today on Good Morning America where the young hero got to meet lower-ranking Democrat George Stephanopoulos instead.

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