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Is Obama’s skeet shooting photo a fake?

by | 3rd, February 2013

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AS the gun debate rages in the US, it was revealed that Barack Obama loves shooting skeet at Camp David. Then a picture was produced. Then another one. What’s with all the sudden shooting? Perhaps Obama is getting paranoid that the Government is trying take his guns? If anyone breaks into the White House, Obama will there to protect his kids and blow the invaders away. It’s his Second Amendment rights, dammit!

Meanwhile, a reader looks at the above photo and wonders about Obama the natural athlete who bowls for Columbine:

“What the hell is Barack ‘Annie Oakley in Mom Jeans’ Obama shooting at – the trap house? His gun is almost horizontal, yet judging by the smoke it’s in muzzle jump. Was he shooting at a copy of the Bill of Rights nailed to a post five feet off of the ground?

“What’s the smoke blowing out of the right side of the barrel – is it a ‘one-sided compensator’ that prevents him from shooting too far right? And while he’s no doubt firing low base shells he sure can handle recoil for a skinny guy. If I didn’t know better I’d think he was posing with a fake shotgun that was just blowing smoke out of the barrel for effect.

“Now this is what shootin’ clays looks like: leaning into the shot; actually pointing the gun up(where the targets are).”

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Dan Amira, New York Magazine:

“In an interview with the New Republic over the weekend, President Obama made a surprising admission. When asked if he’s ever fired a gun before, Obama told the magazine, ‘Yes, in fact, up at Camp David, we do skeet shooting all the time.’ Asked if his family takes part, Obama responded, ‘Not the girls, but oftentimes guests of mine go up there.’ It was an unexpected revelation from a man not exactly known for being an outdoorsy, gun-toting type. So unexpected, in fact, that many people aren’t buying it. And we’re one of them. Call us the Skeeters. There are four main reasons we don’t believe that Obama shoots skeet ‘all the time’ at Camp David. For one thing, he referred to it as ‘do skeet shooting,’ which is how people usually talk about things with which they are not very familiar. Your grandma asks you if you ‘do Twitter.’ Second, and more significant, there has been zero prior documentation of Obama shooting skeet.” 

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Image 2: Mexico’s Javier Rodriguez during Day 2 of the Skeet Qualification Round at the Royal Artillery Barracks, London, on the fourth day of the London 2012 Olympics.

Image 3: Obama tries out the new death-ray gun.



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