Skeet shooting

Can I get Mythbusters onto this?

I wonder what he shoots

Barack Obama says he goes shooting all the time. I wonder what he uses? I hope he is better than Dick Cheney with a shotty.

President Barack Obama has claimed that he goes shooting “all the time”, while attempting to reassure American gun-owners that he respects their rights to use firearms.

Amid conservative anger over Mr Obama’s proposals to ban assault weapons as part of a drastic overhaul of US gun control laws, the president said that he was a keen clay-pigeon shooter.

Asked in a magazine interview whether he had ever fired a gun, Mr Obama said he did so with guests at the president’s rural retreat.

“Up at Camp David, we do skeet shooting all the time,” he said. “And I have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this country for generations.

“And I think those who dismiss that out of hand make a big mistake”.  Read more »

Stupid Headlines

The Daily Mail had this headline on their article of 16 August about Kim Kardashian:

She of course wasn’t holding a “huge rifle gun”, it was a simple over and under shotgun for skeet shooting…depsite the Mail repeating their error in the story:

In one snap Kim is pictured toting a large rifle as she describes a skeet shooting adventure with step-father Bruce Jenner, brother Rob and sister Kylie.

Uhmmm…no…that is a shotgun…idiots!