Politics Obama: ‘You can’t just make stuff up. That’s something you learn as President’ August 20, 2012 | 1:55 pm Leave a comment Speaking with reporters today at the White House Press Briefing Room, President Obama explained that his ads were within the realms of fairness. “You can’t just make stuff up. That’s something you learn as President of the United States,” he said. Sign Up for the Politics Digest newsletter! Please enter your email address below to begin receiving the Politics Digest newsletter. You must enter a valid email address in the field above! Thank you for signing up for the Politics Digest newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter very soon. We're sorry, there was an error processing your newsletter signup. Please click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter.