Obama on Leno, Special Olympics Crack, White House in “Damage Control Mode”

Even before Barack Obama’s interview on the Tonight Show had aired, the White House was working to tamp down a hubbub over an off-hand joke the president had made.

When Obama told Jay Leno that he had recently bowled a 129 score, Leno replied dryly, “That’s very good, Mr. President.” Obama chuckled and said It’s “like the Special Olympics or something.”

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One Response to “Obama on Leno, Special Olympics Crack, White House in “Damage Control Mode””

  1. Alexander Says:

    However, although it was probably not good strategery to go there with that remark, it will probably not have nuk-lee-err consequences…especially for appearing on Leno.

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