Go Figure, Obama Isn’t Quite The Skeet Shooter He Made Himself Out To Be

Another day, another weird news report. According to some of President Obama’s closest allies, he’s not the big skeet shooter he just in the past few days made himself out to be. Huh. I can’t imagine the Leader of the Free World making up a story like that. Oh wait, there is no free world anymore. Silly me! I forgot that we’re now living in Bizarro World – a world where leaders make up stories out of whole cloth and the media breathlessly reports those stories as if they were true.  Then they’re shocked – shocked!- when the real news comes out.

News of President Obama’s apparently long-secret fondness for skeet shooting came as a surprise to those who say they have witnessed the president’s “awkward” attempts at pinging the (clay) pigeons.

This has only happened with the president at Camp David, at most, a couple of times, according to a source who says he has been to the retreat on a half-dozen visits with Obama.

“The only time he shot skeet was for President’s Cup,” said the source, referring to a shooting competition tradition involving the presidential Marine guards. “I was there. He stayed for about five minutes, and couldn’t leave fast enough.”

Skeet shooting “is very hard,” said the source. “Especially for someone not used to guns … He couldn’t have been more uncomfortable.” (Read More)

Image via Doug Ross, who is better than all of the MSM.