Easley’s fist bump with Obama final straw for shoulder

The Raleigh News & Observer is reporting that Gov. Mike Easley’s June appearance with presidential hopeful Barack Obama, in which the two engaged in the candidate’s trademark fist-bump, led him to finally get shoulder surgery. See the story here.

The news, posted in the N&O‘s blog Under the Dome, leaves plenty of room for jokes. But before you start posting them below, the political blog Wonkette already picked it up and has this to say.

Click on the image below to see a YouTube video of the fateful fist-bump.

Brian Postelle, staff writer



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