"I watch House of Cards; I haven't watched Scandal yet but Michelle has. I have to tell you life in Washington is a little bit more boring than displayed on the screen. Truth of the matter is most of my day is sitting in a room listening to a bunch of folks in grey suits talking about a whole bunch of stuff that wouldn't make very good television." U.S. President Barack Obama insists the storylines in popular political Tv drama series are far more exciting than what really goes on behind closed doors in the White House.