Why was President Obama hanging out with a 17-foot robot giraffe on the White House lawn?

On Wednesday, President Obama snapped some pictures with a giant robot giraffe named Russell on the South Lawn of the White House. The 17-foot giraffe was on display as part of the first annual White House Maker Faire, which was meant to highlight the inventions of the American people. During Thursday’s Daily Briefing, Glenn lamented just how far American ingenuity has fallen.