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GOP Congressman: A Nuclear Strike Will Hit the U.S. Because Obama Went Golfing

The Republicans just can’t stop being outraged because Obama plays golf, despite the fact it is somewhat of a Presidential tradition.

According to Golf Digest,15 out of the last 18 presidents have occasionally hit the greens, including both Bushes and Reagan.

In fact, the George W. even publicly stated that people should leave Obama alone when it comes to his time on the tees.

“I know what it’s like to be in the bubble,” Bush said in 2013. “And I know the pressures of the job. And to be able to get outside and play golf with some of your pals is important for the president. It does give you an outlet.”

Despite Obama having the younger Bush’s backing when it comes to golf, though, conservatives can’t help but worry loudly that Obama may be spending so much time on his swing it may be a threat to national security.

Recently on Fox, Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) even claimed that because Obama keeps encouraging people to cross our southern border illegally and going off to play golf, America is now at risk of a nuclear attack.

“This president has ignored the intent of enemies like ISIS to exploit our porous border and if they ever gained the capacity to hurt us, with Iran on the cusp of potentially gaining a nuclear weapons capability, we could see a situation where terrorists could gain access to nuclear weapons and the shadow of nuclear terrorism could fall across this world,” he said, apparently missing the national security memo that made it clear that ISIS and Iran are sworn enemies.

He also made it clear that if the world is launched into a nuclear war, it will not look good for the commander-in-golf. “If that happens this president will be remembered in history as the one who stood by with a golf club in his hand and let it happen,” he said calling for the President to put his putter down.

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