Barack, Paper, Scissors

June 4, 2008

barack-crop-160.jpgBlog Guy, is it true that in addition to being a presidential candidate, Barack Obama has been a professional Rock Paper Scissors competitor?

Yes. In the spare time he spent never learning to bowl, Obama sharpened his skills at this game, instead. Indeed, he met his wife, Michelle, at the Rock, Paper, Scissors world championships a few years ago. They still frequently play the game to relax, when they think nobody is watching.

Please see this photo and the actual caption we issued with it, which clearly identifies Michelle as the one on the left in case readers might get confused.

barack-360.jpgDemocratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) bumps fists with his wife Michelle (L) before his speech at his South Dakota and Montana presidential primary election night rally in St. Paul, Minnesota, June 3, 2008. REUTERS/Eric Miller

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Posted by K | Report as abusive

Love it! Nice to see that someone can find some humor in the midst of the juvenile infighting surrounding our democratic party primaries.

Posted by Gayle | Report as abusive

I suspect this picture will become gold if the two of them actually end up in the White House! By the way, I just have to give props to K for the Wonder Twins comment! That’s a major hoot! So, how about a follow-up? “Form of___________!”, “Shape of_____________!”