Former White House senior adviser David Plouffe took to Twitter to preemptively mock those who might believe the photograph of President Obama shooting a firearm is fake: [Tweet] White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer also added to the teasing from his official Twitter account: [Tweet] On Saturday morning, the White House released the photo of Obama shooting at clay pigeons at the presidential retreat at Camp David in Maryland.
This is so laughable. #1--Who in his right mind is going to believe that this photo was taken BEFORE the poseur-in-chief opened his yap about skeet shooting? #2--Someone correct me if I´m wrong, but don´t you shoot skeet in the air? What´s 0 doing pointing straight downrange? Idon´t know what they are trying to do here--this trumped-up job won´t convice any Obama doubters, and his brain-dead supporters don´t need convincing anyway. And the folks in the mushy middle have doubtless changed the channel to Honey BooBoo by now.
The only possible time a gun might be held that low would be when shooting from stations 1,2,6 or 7 if the target had flown way past the center stake. A rookie might do this but either the high or low house would be in any photo of this. This is 100% staged or photoshopped. Mock that, you morons.
1. Can´t see his face 2. No mom jeans 3. Big time bad hold. If this is real, he only fired once because he dislocated his shoulder. 4. Where is the recoil (from the gun, not from his image)? 5. Shouldn´t he be leaning INTO the shot? 6. How come Secret Service didn´t show him correct way to hold and fire a shotgun? 7. I agree with shooting at skeet on a skeet nest protecting skeet eggs.
I agree with #5, 7, & 8. We have no idea what 0bama is shooting at in that photo (op), or whether he is only pulling the trigger and aiming at nothing. I´ll believe it when I see a video of him loading the gun, aiming at something we can actually see, and firing.
"3. Big time bad hold. If this is real, he only fired once because he dislocated his shoulder." I´m guessing he only fired once and the huge purple bruise just looked normal.
"4. Where is the recoil (from the gun, not from his image)?" Highly secret, super effective Gov´t compensating ports." "5. Shouldn´t he be leaning INTO the shot?" Why? Like all of his sporting endeavors, Zip is an epic poser and really gets nothing right.
He may have even pulled the trigger but his stance, hold and shouldering are all those of someone whose entire experience with firearms is from saturday matinees.
What I find interesting is the incredible highspeed film used to capture the exact moment of firing. You see the smoke as it erupts, fraction of a second later it is all gone. You even see the smoke coming through the barrel porting. But what is really astonishing is the wad.
Look closely at the end of the barrel, see the yellowish extension of the top barrel? Blow up the photo 1000% on your viewr and look at it. It is the plastic shotwad about a half inch from the gun barrel. You can even see the slight deflection as the gun barrel is rising after the wad left the barrel.
How di the photographer get such an exquisite shot in such high resolution and detail using a hand held camera shooting at normal outdoor photography speeds.
He didn´t, he was using high speeed equipment on a tripod and all set up to capture the image.
100% thought out and posed. The photo is shot at an angle that could only be achieved by being in front of the firing line. Anybody know any skket club that woud allow that?
Looks fake to me. Look at the smoke. Their is a plume of smoke off to the right. Who makes a over/under shotgum that is ported??!!! Look at the way he holds the shotgun. If it is a real photo, we have a President that, those around him have no trouble making a fool of.
#41, and others, Shotgun porting is gettin ubiquitous on the clays range. It is pretty dubious if it does anything. It is supposed to reduce recoil and barrel jump but I dount it does much for either.
On an over/under it doesn´t even accomplish that since to reduce jump it needs to port to the top. Blow up the picture and you will see the extensive porting on both barrels. Especially the lower one, ther must be 20 holes, maybe more.
That picture looks as if it was taken on the WH lawn with the running track and more trees and shrubs than the pictures shown previously of the skeet shoot location at Camp David. Smoke from barrel photo-shopped.
Skeeter must have been posting in the same place where the photo of Moochie´s cabbages was taken. The grass is very green and apparently it is warm enough for a short sleeve shirt. Recent photo or photo shopped? You be the judge.
He could be shooting at clay pigeons. That would explain the angle. Skeet is a particular type of shooting and the angle would be upward more than the pic shows but I think the claim is that Obama is shooting at clay pigeons.
Having shot a few thousand rounds, I don´t see anything to complain about.
The powers that be over at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue must have taken some stupid pills, because they specifically said nobody was to try to manipulate the picture of the Naked Emperor. There have been some outright hilarious pictures on FB this evening ~ Zero in fancy underwear and a bouquet of flowers coming out of the front with the word BANG on a flag hanging from the gun. Another showed him holding the gun backwards.
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