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The White House’s curious silence about
Obama’s claim of skeet shooting

Washington Post, by Glenn Kessler

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Posted By:Toledo, 1/31/2013 7:09:07 AM

The New Republic: “Have you ever fired a gun?” President Obama: “Yes, in fact, up at Camp David, we do skeet shooting all the time.” New Republic: ”The whole family?” Obama: “Not the girls, but oftentimes guests of mine go up there. And I have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this country for generations. And I think those who dismiss that out of hand make a big mistake.” — from an interview published Jan. 27, 2013

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 1/31/2013 7:15:43 AM     (No. 9149892)

At least when Mookie produces a fiction about "her" veggie garden, she has some staged photos in hand. The KenyanWonderBoy doesn´t need no stinking fake photos.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jinx, 1/31/2013 7:25:15 AM     (No. 9149911)

He lied. What really galls me is that he and Biden use water pistols playing around kids. Just this week a 6 year old was suspended from school for pointing his finger at another student. One student was suspended for having a paper gun at school. I think Biden ought to have to give up his annual water pistol game since he would look like a hypocrite if he didn´t. Oh, silly me, he IS a hypocrite!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/31/2013 7:38:35 AM     (No. 9149937)

Some little agents of the left will take one for the team, come forward and say they saw mr. zippy skeet shoot at Camp David. Of course, no photographers were present.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BirdsNest, 1/31/2013 7:46:28 AM     (No. 9149951)

I would be more believable if they said he tried out for the Rockettes. Skippy with a gun?? No way, it´s too manly of a sport. He rides a bicycle like a girl. Mooch exhibits more testosterone than Skippy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lancelink1, 1/31/2013 7:52:02 AM     (No. 9149969)

"We do skeet shooting" doesn´t sound like the guys who shoot skeet on a regular basis.

It is as awkward as saying "we do basketball shooting" or "we go golf ball hitting".

He needs the teleprompter to get the vernacular correct if he wants me to buy into his awesomeness.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/31/2013 7:57:29 AM     (No. 9149988)

Yeah, we do skeet shootin and we is really good at doin lieing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 1/31/2013 8:01:01 AM     (No. 9150001)

"...The White House’s curious silence about
Obama’s claim of skeet shooting..."

A "LIE TOO FAR?" A blatant untruth, so egregious that even the WH Press Weasel, Carney; cannot find a rational way to explain (READ: SPIN IT) the LIE away.

When will the LSM wake up and find they have lost all credibility with the public?


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Reply 8 - Posted by: ocjim, 1/31/2013 8:04:48 AM     (No. 9150008)

Obama such a slick guy. He left himself an out and said ´´WE go shooting all the time...´´ at Camp David. He didn´t say ´´I go shooting...´´. The man is a real conniving piece of work. Always thinkin´ and never to be trusted.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 1/31/2013 8:05:35 AM     (No. 9150011)

I think it IS odd that Jay Carney had nothing to say about it. Marsha Blackburn challenges him to shoot skeet with her, and Carney flat out refuses to even take the question.

This lie is so bad, and so obvious, that they can´t even come up with a sufficient lie-over-lie to cover it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/31/2013 8:06:47 AM     (No. 9150015)

Biden is just over the hill from a school shooting, Obama is a skeet shooter -- lying is a liar´s daily work.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: 4freedom, 1/31/2013 8:17:57 AM     (No. 9150042)

This falls under the same category of Hillary being strafed by gunfire. We need to name this phenomenon something like progressivetotalb/s2lookewl category maybe?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mjsp, 1/31/2013 9:17:08 AM     (No. 9150180)

It is such a sorry state when you cannot believe a thing that obama says. It all started with the lying clintons when WE should have throw them to the back of the bus and never encountered then again.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: udanja99, 1/31/2013 9:20:09 AM     (No. 9150186)

The New Republic has already tried posting a photo of zippy shooting which was quickly proved to be fake and then taken down.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Jebediah, 1/31/2013 9:36:31 AM     (No. 9150226)

He didn´t just say he partook: he said he shot skeet "all the time". And how does this differ from most of his other claims, e.g. being a constitutional law prof, etc. I´d love to know, also, why he and Michelle each handed back their law licenses right before they were taken----were this George Bush or a Republican....... and yet it isn´t even looked at. And for this we have the PRESS to claim, per usual.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: lydwho, 1/31/2013 9:56:32 AM     (No. 9150274)

BULL-----You can´t shoot skeet with a spear, Kenya´s official assault weapon!!!!!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lil dotty, 1/31/2013 10:30:35 AM     (No. 9150358)

Seeing that the pResident ie so vocal on everything he knows nothing about....it´s rather refreshing to see him remain silent on anything.




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