Benched by a Fat Lip

Ouch! The President has a fat lip.  The guy can't catch a break these days. A few weeks ago, Obama received a political black eye; now, while enjoying his favorite athletic activity over the Thanksgiving weekend, the President is popped in the face by a friend. "President Obama is known for his tough, trash-talking brand of basketball - and it got him a split lip and 12 stitches." What could be worse for a renowned public speaker than being forced to approach the teleprompter with a stitched-up mouth. Kicking back with family and friends, Obama's lip was split after being elbowed during a pickup basketball game. "First word of the injury came in a statement from press secretary Robert Gibbs nearly three hours after the incident saying that Obama was inadvertently struck by someone's elbow." The president was playing basketball at Fort McNair in a "five-on-five contest involving family and friends. Among the players were Obama's nephew Avery...(Read Full Post)