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That Fat Lip Might Give Obama Some Street Cred (Lib's hardcore metrosexual fantasy)
NPR ^ | Saturday, November 27, 2010 | Scott Simon

Posted on 11/27/2010 10:23:34 AM PST by kristinn

Just three weeks after getting a shellacking in the midterm elections, President Obama got a fat lip.

The president played basketball yesterday with some friends in the gym of the Fort McNair Army Base, and reportedly took an elbow in the mouth from an opposing player who went up for a shot.

It took 12 stitches to close The First Fat Lip, if you please. I'm not sure that Joe Frazier needed 12 stitches after the Thrilla in Manila, though the White House stressed that a smaller filament was used, which increases the number of stitches, but leaves a smaller scar.

I wonder if having a larger scar wouldn't actually fortify President Obama's profile, as he contends with Kim Jong Il, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad or Vladimir Putin. Imagine a president with a gnarly, vivid scar telling the rulers of China, "Nice country ya' got here. I'd hate to see something happen to it if you didn't stop foolin' around with the value of your currency. Know what I mean?"

As recent presidential injuries go, President Obama's is almost valiant. His immediate predecessor, President George W. Bush, famously choked on a pretzel. President Bill Clinton tore a tendon stumbling on the steps of Greg Norman's house after a round of golf.

But an elbow in the chops is a battle ribbon in basketball. Mediocre players don't have to worry about their dental work. An elbow is given to aggressive players who swing their own sharp limbs to grab a ball or push off a defender, although the White House stressed that the president was elbowed inadvertently.

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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fanfiction; fatlip; obama; reggielove; reggielovegaylover; reynaldodecerega
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To: syriacus

Has someone told him to put some ice on it?


21 posted on 11/27/2010 10:47:32 AM PST by elk
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To: kristinn

Anyone seen any photos of Zero’s busted lip? A 12 stitch cut would be bloody.


22 posted on 11/27/2010 10:48:03 AM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Lee N. Field

I hear the score was tied 6-6 at the time.


23 posted on 11/27/2010 10:52:03 AM PST by almcbean
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To: kristinn

Fat lip!What fat lip?did anyone notice it?


24 posted on 11/27/2010 10:55:03 AM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: kristinn

Now Obama has a fat lip to go with his fat head. I literally have not been able to look at this imposter. It infuriates me that he is on TV every single day.

He is a disgrace to the nation. But now I eagerly await a glimpse of him. I would bet that he won’t be on the screen until his lip has healed. He is way too egotistical to allow himself to be seen with his lip stitched. It would be wonderful if they just stitched his pie hole shut , period.


25 posted on 11/27/2010 10:56:58 AM PST by SkipW
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To: LibFreeOrDie

Isn’t there something feminine about the way this guy pitches? Is he a girlie man?


26 posted on 11/27/2010 11:00:25 AM PST by SkipW
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To: KC_Conspirator

http://articles.cnn.com/2002-01-14/politics/bush.fainting_1_pretzel-vital-signs-white-house?_s=PM:ALLPOLITICS

http://politicalhumor.about.com/library/blpretzeljokes.htm


27 posted on 11/27/2010 11:03:00 AM PST by Don W (I keep some folks' numbers in my 'phone just so I know NOT to answer when they call...)
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To: Lee N. Field
Cue up "0bama is teh antichrist!" nutterie in five, four, three.....

Doesn't the Anti-Christ need to suffer a mortal wound to the head?

28 posted on 11/27/2010 11:03:19 AM PST by syriacus (Daily Kos says American dream is evil. Yet, Barack Obama continues to push his American Dream Act.)
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To: Rebelbase
Anyone seen any photos of Zero’s busted lip? A 12 stitch cut would be bloody.

This is the best he'll allow for now. Mom might let him out when he's better.

29 posted on 11/27/2010 11:18:30 AM PST by Seven plus One
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To: kristinn
LoL! He didn't even bleed! He is a complete poser.


30 posted on 11/27/2010 11:18:41 AM PST by mylife (Opinions ~ $1 Half Baked ~ 50c)
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To: Rebelbase

That’s what I say.
Head wounds tend to be gushers.


31 posted on 11/27/2010 11:19:41 AM PST by mylife (Opinions ~ $1 Half Baked ~ 50c)
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To: Rebelbase

That’s what I say.
Head wounds tend to be gushers.


32 posted on 11/27/2010 11:20:17 AM PST by mylife (Opinions ~ $1 Half Baked ~ 50c)
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To: kristinn
If the Won cuts himself shaving, will that make him more manly?

I mean, cuts himself shaving his face, not his legs...

Man, I love watching these people melt down...


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

33 posted on 11/27/2010 11:21:18 AM PST by The Comedian (Government: Saving people from freedom since time immemorial.)
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To: mylife

10:1 that Axlerod has told him that he’s now bled for his country.


34 posted on 11/27/2010 11:24:40 AM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Seven plus One
"I am not faking you guys! It hoowts too.."


35 posted on 11/27/2010 11:27:44 AM PST by mylife (Opinions ~ $1 Half Baked ~ 50c)
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To: Rebelbase

I thought Axelrod bailed already.


36 posted on 11/27/2010 11:28:59 AM PST by mylife (Opinions ~ $1 Half Baked ~ 50c)
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To: Seven plus One

Looks like he’s huffing on a bag of glue.


37 posted on 11/27/2010 11:30:12 AM PST by Rebelbase
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To: kristinn

If only they could have given him a brain, a heart and courage. You’re not in Moscow any more Obongo!


38 posted on 11/27/2010 11:38:38 AM PST by Doc Savage (Stay Thirsty My Friend!!)
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To: kristinn
As recent presidential injuries go, President Obama's is almost valiant.

Yes, it is almost. Almost, but not at all.


39 posted on 11/27/2010 12:06:19 PM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: Rebelbase
10:1 that Axlerod has told him that he’s now bled for his country.

So.... when will Obama be awarded The Purple Heart?

40 posted on 11/27/2010 12:08:46 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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