Obama Bowls Way Out Of Gutter

Prez redeems himself from that pathetic 37 score last year

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2009  |  Updated 10:35 AM CDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Obama Election Night Backstage Photos

President Obama must have gotten some practice since bowling a pitiful 37 during a campaign stop last year. His spokesman said he recently rolled a 144.

advertisement
Photos and Videos
More Photos and Videos

President Obama has raised his bowling score from ridiculous to respectable.

After rolling a cringe worthy 37 last year during a campaign stop in Pennsylvania, the otherwise athletic Obama found himself the butt of brutal bowling alley barbs. But according to the Chicago Tribune, the commander-in-chief struck back over the weekend with a 144. The solid, if not spectacular, score was reported by White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.

"144," Gibbs proclaimed to skeptical reporters Monday. "You seem to doubt. I watched ... the last four throws, three strikes and a nine.

"I told the president, 'Look, if you had done this in Pennsylvania, my life would have been a little easier.' "

Get more: Chicago Tribune, New York Times.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Get Our Weather App
Stay ahead of the storm with the NBC... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out