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Golf: Obama Skips the 8th hole to avoid TV Cameras & photographer
The Obama Report ^ | 8/21/11

Posted on 08/21/2011 4:22:38 PM PDT by Frankusa

The White House says the country does not begrudge Obama some [vacation] time with his family, but it has been careful to allow no pictures so far of him at play on the golf course...

The Boston Globe reported that when Obama [on Friday] approached "the eighth tee in a golf cart with friend and frequent golfing buddy Eric Whitaker," he "noticed three TV cameras and a Globe photographer across the street. Rather than stop and be photographed teeing off, the president skipped the hole."...

(Excerpt) Read more at obamareport.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: golf; gotus; marthasvineyard; obama

1 posted on 08/21/2011 4:22:44 PM PDT by Frankusa
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To: Frankusa

Ha! Why am I not surprised?


2 posted on 08/21/2011 4:24:59 PM PDT by Ronin (Obamanation has replaced Bizarroworld as the most twisted place in the universe.)
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To: Frankusa

What a chicken-sh@t!! Hey Bammy.......the media LOVES you....give them a photo-op!!!


4 posted on 08/21/2011 4:26:24 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Frankusa

He probably claimed one under par on the eight hole too.


5 posted on 08/21/2011 4:26:47 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Disgusted with the establishment GOP and their enablers.)
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To: Frankusa

That is ok. If I saw Obama across the street I would drive on by too.

You know the famous tv cop expression, “NOTHING here to see. Keep on moving!”


6 posted on 08/21/2011 4:27:38 PM PDT by vg0va3 (I don't plan to quit the fight until it is finally over. Although, I am getting tired...)
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To: Frankusa
Golf: Obama Skips the 8th hole to avoid TV Cameras & photographer

That probably took 11 strokes off his total.

7 posted on 08/21/2011 4:28:17 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree ("Nanny Care State" is not a Division 3 football powerhouse.)
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To: Frankusa

Not present.


8 posted on 08/21/2011 4:28:57 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Frankusa

What a loser. If he thinks this is going to improve the way people regard him, he is nuts. We all know he is goofing off on the golf courses all the time instead of working. We don’t need pictures to realize that.


9 posted on 08/21/2011 4:30:46 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Frankusa

Slinking away, like the coward the whole world knows he is.


10 posted on 08/21/2011 4:31:00 PM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: Ronin

He has no balls.....


11 posted on 08/21/2011 4:36:22 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Frankusa

I wish he’d skip the next election while he’s at it.


13 posted on 08/21/2011 4:38:34 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: Frankusa

transparency or paranoia?


14 posted on 08/21/2011 4:39:10 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Frankusa

15 posted on 08/21/2011 4:39:10 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Frankusa

What a phony bas***d.

It is all smoke and mirrors.

The faster he is marginalized and eliminated in 2012 the better.


16 posted on 08/21/2011 4:39:29 PM PDT by Chickensoup (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: Frankusa

What a phony bas***d.

It is all smoke and mirrors.

The faster he is marginalized and eliminated in 2012 the better.


17 posted on 08/21/2011 4:39:32 PM PDT by Chickensoup (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: Frankusa

What a twit!! Would Bush have skipped a hole to avoid a picture? Oh wait Bush quit golf out of respect for soldiers. Would Eisenhower have skipped a hole? Ike played more golf than any other President by far and Obama has no chance to catch him.


18 posted on 08/21/2011 4:39:48 PM PDT by vicar7
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To: Frankusa

He’ll still write the 8th down as one below par on his scorecard.
Because he felt like it would have been a GOOD hole.
Besides , Obama’s whole Presidency has been one “gimme”
after another.


19 posted on 08/21/2011 4:39:59 PM PDT by supremedoctrine (No need for a tagline, but here it is anyway..........)
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To: Frankusa
frequent golfing buddy Eric Whitaker

He's the guy on the right in the picture below. Click on the source for an interesting story that was hushed by the MSM.

Source

20 posted on 08/21/2011 4:40:24 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Squantos

No Balls!! That happened to me once had to go back to pro shop to continue. Lots of alcohol involved in that outing and score was incalculable.


21 posted on 08/21/2011 4:43:12 PM PDT by vicar7
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To: Frankusa

What a coward.

Bad luck, only could play 17 holes.


22 posted on 08/21/2011 4:43:12 PM PDT by A message
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23 posted on 08/21/2011 4:43:29 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Frankusa

24 posted on 08/21/2011 4:45:36 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Frankusa

If there’d been a flag-draped coffin on the 8th hole, he’d have hung around for the photo op.


25 posted on 08/21/2011 4:52:19 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Maybe you and I should send Zerobama a post card.

How does "Weather is here. Wish you were beautiful, and glad you're NOT here." sound?

26 posted on 08/21/2011 5:03:38 PM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: Rebelbase

Another promise kept of one ‘birdie’ created or saved.

What a heroic president! </s>


27 posted on 08/21/2011 5:06:06 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad ((((( )))))
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To: Frankusa

Skipping this hole is a further indication that Obama is scared of the perception of playing golf while the economy is tanking? By his actions here the Won just justified all the negative press he’s receiving?
Maybe he’ll say that he skipped the 8th hole so he could get back to doing the peoples work? The end result is he’s a phony through and through.


28 posted on 08/21/2011 5:07:53 PM PDT by zbogwan2
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To: Frankusa
Golfing makes for unfortunate photo shoots sometimes.


29 posted on 08/21/2011 5:09:25 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: A message
Bad luck, only could play 17 holes.

It gave him the opportunity to break 100 for the first time.

30 posted on 08/21/2011 5:12:32 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Frankusa

Hacking it around again fraudster???


31 posted on 08/21/2011 5:15:13 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: Frankusa

The coward didn’t want everyone see how bad a golfer he is. Afraid he would duff the shot.

Pray for America


32 posted on 08/21/2011 5:53:56 PM PDT by bray (The Country Club opens in prayers against Palin)
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To: vicar7
Ike played more golf than any other President by far and Obama has no chance to catch him.

Wow. It's been years since I encountered that particular vomit. Thanks for reminding me that idiots didn't just begin the last generation.

33 posted on 08/21/2011 5:55:54 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard

Facts are facts he played on Wednesday and the weekend throughout his 8 years. One could research as I have; but understand that Ike had more respect for the office than any President barring possibly Reagan of course.


34 posted on 08/21/2011 6:05:15 PM PDT by vicar7
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To: Frankusa

Why play if you don’t keep score? I find this offensive. I bet he takes mulligans too!


35 posted on 08/21/2011 6:22:01 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Days .... Weeks ..... Months .....)
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To: supremedoctrine

That’s gonna be his re-election slogan: “Give Obama A Mulligan in 2012”


36 posted on 08/21/2011 8:13:10 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: Dr.Deth

We both speak truer than we know.
I like that as an ANTI campaign slogan
though, with a picture of Zero on the putting
green “expertly” sizing up a putt.
“A putz with his putts”.
Unfortunately not everyone knows what a “Mulligan”
is-—some might interpret “Give Obama a Mulligan in
201”t as a clumsy attempt
to court the Irish vote. Zero’s supporters are just
that stupid.
Human divots (just to continue the golf metaphors)


37 posted on 08/22/2011 5:41:58 PM PDT by supremedoctrine (No need for a tagline, but here it is anyway..........)
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To: SAJ

Poy-fect! Nuk-nuk-nuk! :)


38 posted on 08/22/2011 7:50:01 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Oh, a wiseguy, eh? (whap!)

;^)

39 posted on 08/22/2011 9:55:53 PM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: SAJ

Always! :)


40 posted on 08/23/2011 9:31:57 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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