Book Thrown at Obama ... Literally

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No publicity is bad publicity. If you subscribe to that philosophy, either your name is Michael Lohan, or you think throwing a book at the President is a smart move.

At a weekend rally in Philadelphia, the Secret Service detained an author and "overly exuberant" Barack Obama supporter who wanted to share his work with him.

By winging a paperback copy at his head.

The determined scribe said he meant no harm but exercised horrendous judgment, and was later released without being charged. Check out the ambush below ...

THG NOTE: Yes, we know someone also streaked at the rally. But if we included that tidbit in the headline, more idiots would do it ... you know how it goes.


Barack Obama Biography

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Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America. He became a Democratic U.S. Senator from Illinois in 2004, and has... More »
Honolulu, Hawaii
Full Name
Barack Hussein Obama II

Barack Obama Quotes

I do think in Washington, it's a little bit like American Idol. But everybody is Simon Cowell.

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I think I'm a pretty cool dad.

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