Robert Gentel wrote:
I thought Obama bowling was pretty funny.
I didn't see the pitch, but did see his bowling (or at least just one really bad roll). It was bad enough that I wondered why he'd do it during campaign season.
It's a pretty brilliant piece of psychology. Show a "flaw" that makes him more human, less than perfect. Every Joe Sixpack now has something that he does better than Obama....
I've seen salespeople (salesmen
, actually) do something similar. Tall guys are intimidating, so a tall guy deliberately fumbles something.