Speakeasy: President Obama also can't throw a football through a tire

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"That's because he's running for office."

- President Obama's reasoning for why New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is up for re-election this year, won the boardwalk game "TouchDown Fever" with only one toss of a football through a tire, while the president attempted the throw several times and failed, according to the White House pool report. Obama and Christie reunited Tuesday to tour the Jersey Shore as it continues to be rebuilt in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The two played the boardwalk game in Point Pleasant, where the man behind the counter gave Obama a "Chicago" bear anyway.

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