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Obama Bowls Way Out Of Gutter

Prez redeems himself from that pathetic 37 score last year



    Obama Bowls Way Out Of Gutter
    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.

    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 HousePress 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.