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March 19, 2009

Obama Jokes About Bowling: "It's Like the Special Olympics"

We wondered what would happen without his safety blankie teleprompter, now we know.

President Obama, in his taping with Jay Leno Thursday afternoon, attempted to yuk it up with the funnyman, and ended up insulting the disabled.

Towards the end of his approximately 40-minute appearance, the president talked about how he's gotten better at bowling and has been practicing in the White House bowling alley.

He bowled a 129, the president said.

"That's very good, Mr. President," Leno said sarcastically.

It's "like the Special Olympics or something," the president said.

When asked about the remark, the White House had no comment.

I'll be right back.

*currently looking for retard pics of the president*

Success:

From the Indispensable Slublog.

And another: By Damiano.


I bowld!!

(Yes, I know I'm going to Hell. Don't write letters.)


Update: Now there's a response from the White House.

"The president made an off-hand remark making fun of his own bowling that was in no way intended to disparage the Special Olympics," White House deputy press secretary Bill Burton said.

Y'see when he was joking about what a fucking failure he is at bowling, he was not, NOT, saying anything at all about Special Olympics (except for that part where the only way we get the joke is because of what we know about the Special Olympics). Spin, monkeys, spin!

That time I got a ticket for "improper lane change" and I said, "I was driving like a woman"? Totally not making fun of women drivers. At all. How could you even think that?

I remmeber when you ate all my powdered donettes and I said, "fat people like you are fat for stuffing their fat faces with my donettes and you're going to die a fat person's death." It was in no way intended to disparage fat people. I have the highest regard for fat people. Really.

'Nother pic came in: This one from Morgen and it's not even a photoshop:


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