Skip to comments.White House releases photo of Obama skeet shooting at Camp David
Posted on 02/02/2013 11:56:24 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
The White House has released a photo of President Obama skeet shooting at Camp David from August, 2012, attempting to quell a controversy that arose when Obama said that he sympathized with hunters because he frequently went shooting himself.
Attn skeet birthers. Make our day - let the photoshop conspiracies begin!, former White House advisor David Plouffe tweeted in a message containing a link to a photo of Obama brandishing a shot gun and wearing ear muffs and sun glasses.
Conservative critics questioned the veracity of the Obamas claims of skeet shooting because he had never been seen publicly shooting a gun.
If he is a skeet shooter, why have we not heard of this, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) said in a television interview after Obamas remarks were made public.
Why have we not seen photos, Blackburn continued. Why has he not referenced it at any point in time as we have had this gun debate that is ongoing?
Blackburn challenged Obama to hold a skeet-shooting contest with her...
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
I know I always wear dark sunglasses when I shoot.
and when was this photo op staged...yesterday?
Just ONE observation.
I would bet it was taken very recently. The dust up has been going for 2 weeks+, plenty of time to go to Camp David and get a photo taken.
He shoots like a girl and his wife looks like Jane Hanoi Fonda.
So what. Its a photo op. We have a photo of Dukakis riding in a tank and Kerry in the the space shuttle, but that doesn’t make them a tanker or astronaut!
Where is Kerry and Daffy duck for this post?
Contrived as a reactionary effort to make us think he is anything but what he is: an anti-American, anti-freedom, illegitimate marxist usurper and would-be dictator. We have to stop being nice to these people and stop giving them the benefit of the doubt. Shout it from the rooftops and every media outlet. Use their own despicable Alinsky tactics against them, as distasteful as that is.
They probably just propped a clay up on a fence post so he could hit it on the first shot and then get back to destroying the economy.
I wonder how many hours it took to teach him how to hold that rifle.
Obama can make anything look gay, even shooting a shotgun.
This isn’t a picture of Fearless Leader shooting skeet. It is actually a photo of his raid on the Osama Bin Laden compound. NOW IT CAN BE TOLD!
Here they are, the anti-gun people, desperately propping their guy up as a shooter. Just this one time, they love guns. The irony is astonishing.
story says he is brandishing the shotgun ... yeh.
Quick look, it’s a 3D printed Shotgun. Only good for one shot!!!!!
Somewhere I read that the picture was copyrighted and not to be Photoshopped or anything. Looks like that secondary smoke is from a muzzle brake. Then too, where’s the recoil? Plus he’s got the stock too far up on his shoulder. Bust a cheek maybe?
That kinda looks like it’d hurt the way he has that thing shouldered.
Just a bit high. I hope he shoots 3” slugs through that thing.
Ain’t no dampening system gonna make the hurt stop.
Be vewy vewy quiet I’m hunting a clay pigeon..
Good luck getting that cat back in the bag.
They can't copyright the photo, no matter what they claim.
That picture’s as authentic as his birth certificate.
For your information the camp David skeet range it surrounded by a wooden fence. That pic was taken at target range.
Camp David Skeet Range Layout. (Its typical half moon skeet club layout)
The little path that looks like a landing strip (uper right) looks like a target shooting area. (No skeet launch there) this is where pic was taken
The skeet area has a wooden fence around it, benches, shooter set up tables ec. Pic below Kennedy at skeet range camp David.
Another pic (notice wooden fence)
I think Obama pic was staged at target range. Just a guess of course! Or Obama shot a clay pigeon crossing the road.
Maybe he’s looking for an endorsement deal. That swoosh is pretty prominent
Note that in the photos the guys actually look right. Heads up, eyes open, gun butt in shoulder.
And notice no eye or hearing protection, hehe.
All that’s missing from this staged photo is his NRA ID card poking out from his Mom jeans pocket.
It’s a summer time photo. The grass and trees show that.
Exactly what is the point? Those mean Gun Nuts made fun of poor little Obama because he bragged about Skeet Shooting like he belonged to the NRA?
Last time I checked, the word “skeet” was not mentioned in the Second Amendment. This White Hut acts childish while trying to make people that disagree with them look childish.
What's next, the NRA has Cooties?
Don’t forget your “ear muffs”. LOL.
Also apparently Obama had them move the camp David skeet range over to the helicopter pad road. Lol strange.
Nope. Grass isn’t green this time of year!
“I know I always wear dark sunglasses when I shoot.”
and mom jeans.
Good work there. Yes, it would appear that he was target shooting - not skeet shooting.
Which means...if Obama was telling the truth about frequently skeet shooting...that either they couldn’t locate a skeet shooting photo or a photo was never taken while he was skeet shooting (hard to believe, but if they couldn’t find one, why not just say so).
Obama was lying and never went skeet shooting at Camp David and they are trying to pull the wool over everyone’s eyes by releasing this bait and switch photo, knowing that much effort and attention will be paid attempting to discredit it. Anything is preferable to keeping the focus on Obama’s lack of leadership and poor record of accomplishment.
I had some deleted from several posts I did here.
You realize that photo was taken 50 years ago. Does your backyard look the same as it did 50 years ago?
Thanks, cant believe anything these people say.
Lots of other websites/blogs are starting to echo what you wrote. The Kennedy photo is appearing a lot. And there are also sites ridiculing the skeet truthers.
i posted same info and links at twitchy and breitbart.
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