Obamateurism of the Day
posted at 8:01 am on April 23, 2012 by Ed Morrissey
The White House puts out a weekly video report called “West Wing Week,” which provides all the highlights of Barack Obama’s events and accomplishments. Two weeks ago, the video included a shot of Obama sinking a three-pointer at the Easter Egg roll (1:50):
Zeke Miller of BuzzFeed notes that the White House managed to scrub what really happened:
At Easter Egg Roll event, the ball-player-in-chief missed four of five 3-pointers, but you’ll only see the one basket Obama made in the White House’s video recap of the week.
Must have been a slow week of accomplishments to highlight a 20% success rate on the basketball court. Then again, that might be their best winning percentage all term.
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