Photo of President Obama Skeet Shooting Released, Gun Truthers Scoff

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I struggle to see why anyone thinks it's such a huge stretch to think that President Obama has gone skeet shooting, it's the type of thing you do at places like Camp David. I bet he's even ridden a horse once or twice! When we lived on the grounds of a resort in the Dominican Republic even I shot skeet (really badly) a couple times.

But not the Gun Truthers. I'm not going to link, but it's from a site called "Weasel Zippers"-

I bet the photo was taken after his announcement that he has shot a gun or they would have released it sooner.
We are supposed to look at this image of him with a gun and. . . . .
This is a pr stunt to make us think he is qualified to take our guns away from us because. . . . . . he didn't hold the gun stock and shoot himself in the face? ? ? ? ?
This is so insulting. This shows what he thinks of us. We are already sheep in the pen to him. He is just pushing us around in the enclosure for fun.

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Once again, we are being scammed.
Where's the recoil on his shoulder if this picture was caught the exact moment of discharge, as you would think by the muzzle smoke?

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Even if this is a photo of the pResident firing a shotgun, it's pretty clear that he does NOT do this "all of the time". Anybody who actually does shoot on a regular basis can recognize his stance and grip as that of a rank beginner. The butt is too high and he isn't leaning into the shot. I suspect that if the photo hasn't already been through PhotoShop, he is firing rounds that are powder-only, no shot, and a light load at that. Typical of Barry - all smoke. As in every photo or video of Obama attempting to engage in ANY sporting activity, his lack of masculine qualities is evident. He's a fraud, a poseur and a fag.

Let's see some video of this event. Surely there is some, right? No... no there is not. If there were, it would betray this as simply another staged and posed-for shot of Obama pretending to be a man. Sickening.

I do believe the internet term for this is "kerning" in reference to the keyboard kommandos that took apart the CBS Bush document. Why even try, it just feeds their fertile (poop filled) brains.


Note-

In this photo released by the White House, President Barack Obama shoots clay targets on the range at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. The White House released a photo of Obama firing a gun, two days before he heads to Minnesota to discuss gun control. In a recent interview with The New Republic magazine, Obama said yes when asked if he has ever fired a gun. He said "we do skeet shooting all the time," except for his daughters, at Camp David. The White House, Pete Souza / AP Photo

ADDED- OHMG, holy brisket in a tea kettle, the Washington Post Fact Checker actually wasted huge amounts of pixels on this bull hockey.

The White House’s curious silence about Obama’s claim of skeet shooting

Pretty soon they'll have the NYT doing a tick tock of his bowel movements.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Richard-Paul/1139915189 Richard Paul

    Seen it now.... lol... I missed the hinge because of looking at the gaseous ejection from where I wouldn't expect it to come from....

  • murphmobile

    With regards to the gas, it's ported. And the Citori is a break action, you can see the latch in the photo.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Richard-Paul/1139915189 Richard Paul

    It appears to be a 12 GA Semi-Auto and you still don't address the gaseous discharge from the side.

  • murphmobile

    Might want to check your facts before stating your expert qualifications. It's a Browning Citori, probably a 20ga. It's a really nice shotgun, but it's not semi-automatic. 

    My qualifications? I own a 625 and an XT. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VDYS5LJFD7PP33OFPOX3PQBPDA Jamie

    "Even if this is a photo of the pResident firing a shotgun, it’s pretty
    clear that he does NOT do this “all of the time”. Anybody who actually
    does shoot on a regular basis can recognize his stance and grip as that
    of a rank beginner. The butt is too high and he isn’t leaning into the
    shot."

    Note to gun truthers:

    "As you know, ah, you go to the shooting range with the gun you have, not the gun you might wish to have at a later time"

    This is obviously a gun that is kept at Camp David for use by guests, that it doesn't quite fit the President is no great surprise. It was neither purchased for him nor tailored to fit him.

    The NRA is so anxious to make a cheap point that it is even willing to insult the knowledge of it's own members, and gun owners everywhere.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Richard-Paul/1139915189 Richard Paul

    There is one thing I would add that wasn't mentioned. Look at the gas escape from the side on a closer look. Its too far down the 12 GA barrel and going to the right. Typically it would go to the right like that but would go in a cloud out the end of the barrel in a forward pattern. 

    Also, if you look at the approach to the weapon, you can see he has shot a firearm before. Limited it may be, but from the look at how he's handling the firearm, it does appear he has limited knowledge of the recoil (kick) of a 12 GA. Also, I wanted to point out he is using a semi-automatic 12 GA that ejects the spent round out the right side. Only an amateur would hold this type of firearm in that manner. 

    Just to let you know my "expert" qualifications: I have been an avid hunter since I was 7 (34 years) and was a 11B/S2 and 19D in the Army.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=542808310 Walt Mistler

    How dare a Democrat stage a PR stunt, those are the sole domain of Republicans.

  • rasqual

    There's no reason to doubt that he was shooting. But "shooting skeet" is tough. For Obama's defenders to wax triumphalist about this, inasmuch as Obama is obviously a crummy skeet shooter (so am I, though I shoot great trap) as any noob would be, is really unseemly. In fact, it partakes of the "guns are a no-brainer" mentality that's part of the problem with gun safety in our culture. "See? Obama's a shooter!" No, he's not. He has shot guns. Yes. That doesn't make you a trained shooter. It's not creds.

  • labman57

    Not impressed. 
    First of all, clay doesn't bleed.

    If Obama wants to truly convey the notion that he has some expertise with firearms, then he needs to spray birdshot in the face of his hunter partner or take down a deer with a Bushmaster rifle.

  • Paddy

     Tony baby,  you talkin' to me or Pieter B?  'Cause if you're talking to me, it makes me sad that the remedial reading classes didn't take.  All that money wasted.

    If  you're talking to Pieter B, it's still stoopid and misread. I do believe the point is that  the majority of the Keyboard Komandos are isolated inbreds who cross the street upon seeing a person of color, let alone one holding a gun. I.E. They piddle their panties at a couple of fringe New Black Panthers with batons (GASP) and huzzah hordes of confused rednecks with AK's strapped across their ample bellies. I can hear it now... "Some of my best friends are black people with guns..."

  • Anthony DeMarco

    BTW the NRA has many Black members so maybe you should check your racism at the door. Rumor has it even Whoopi Goldberg is a member. I do know for a fact she is a legal gun owner.

  • http://twitter.com/DragonCalf Pieter B

    I'm surprised they weren't messing their pants at the sight of a black man with a gun.