May 13th, 2008
04:04 PM ET

Beat 360° 5/13/08

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Here is today’s 'Beat 360°' pic of the day: Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama, plays pool at Schultzie's bar in South Charleston. W.Va., Monday in anticipation of the state's primary election Tuesday.

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soundoff (214 Responses)
  1. Dori in AZ

    Barack Obama: a man for all seasons.

    May 13, 2008 at 9:49 pm |
  2. Alisha - Raleigh, NC

    "Wait your turn Hillary, you've already sunk Bill's balls. This is my time to shine."

    May 13, 2008 at 9:48 pm |
  3. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    After the embarrassing mess involving Rev. Wright, Barack Obama has decided to play it safe and spend his sunday mornings at the local pub instead of going to church.

    May 13, 2008 at 9:47 pm |
  4. Dori in AZ

    Not exactly Fast Eddie Felsen, but Obama could hold his own with a younger Paul Newman any day!

    May 13, 2008 at 9:46 pm |
  5. Debi

    You see..... I can win this thing sitting down, with one hand behind my back.

    May 13, 2008 at 9:45 pm |
  6. Jen in Mex.

    "You’re good, Hillary. But as long as I’m around, you’ll always be second best! " (credits to Cinncinatti Kid)

    May 13, 2008 at 9:45 pm |
  7. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    After trying all other options, Howard Dean has decided that the most fair way to decide the democratic nominee is over a simple game of 8 ball.

    May 13, 2008 at 9:44 pm |
  8. Cynthia, PA

    "Two out of three? Your on! Barack them up!"

    May 13, 2008 at 9:44 pm |
  9. Kristi in FL

    I have to revise this one**** HAHA

    The only pocket in West Virginia he can score. If it wasn't all white it might be a fair shot!

    May 13, 2008 at 9:43 pm |
  10. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    Ok Hill, if I make this shot you drop out of the race, if I miss, I promise to stop calling you at 3am.

    May 13, 2008 at 9:41 pm |
  11. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    She might win West Virgina...But I'll take Hillary and day in 8 ball.

    May 13, 2008 at 9:35 pm |
  12. Dori in AZ

    Even under pressure, Obama never breaks a sweat!

    May 13, 2008 at 9:32 pm |
  13. Dori in AZ

    Anybody can roll a BIG clunky ball down a lane. This takes more finesse!

    May 13, 2008 at 9:29 pm |
  14. Andre R. Newcomb

    "You're NEVER going to sneak up on me again . . . by invitation ONLY!"

    May 13, 2008 at 9:29 pm |
  15. Debbie North Port, FL

    You'd bet me the entire $30.00 that you'll save on the federal gas tax this summer if I make this shot? No, no, I wouldn't hustle you like that. You could play a few more games with that money, just like Hillary!

    May 13, 2008 at 9:27 pm |
  16. Dori in AZ

    A darn good stress-buster on the campaign trail!

    May 13, 2008 at 9:20 pm |
  17. Dori in AZ

    Sometimes, you've got to carry a very big stick!

    May 13, 2008 at 9:19 pm |
  18. luna

    "If only putting Hilary away was this easy..."
    East Brunswick, NJ

    May 13, 2008 at 9:18 pm |
  19. Megan Dresslar

    Obama: Your turn Hillary, your cue for 8 pocket, and I bet I will win my nominee next June against you!
    Megan D.
    Shoreline, Wa

    May 13, 2008 at 9:17 pm |
  20. Alisha4Obama

    The only game worth playing in Washington!

    May 13, 2008 at 9:13 pm |
  21. Todd

    I hope Michelle doesn't see this. She taught me this shot.

    May 13, 2008 at 9:13 pm |
  22. Maggie Guevara

    Now Hillary I know your use to breakin the balls but Bill not playin this time.

    May 13, 2008 at 9:12 pm |
  23. Julia Valerio

    Its not like I'm going to be on the cover of GQ...right?

    May 13, 2008 at 9:09 pm |
  24. Maggie Guevara

    Ok let me show ya how to do it.....

    Maggie TX

    May 13, 2008 at 9:07 pm |
  25. Andy, Tustin, CA

    Before becoming President and emptying pockets, Obama decides to fill some.

    May 13, 2008 at 9:07 pm |
  26. Kevin, Lansdowne, PA

    And you probably thought that Hillary was a Rod Ham.

    May 13, 2008 at 9:03 pm |
  27. Maya, Tustin, CA

    Obama: "For Hillary Clinton to win this nomination, she'll need a lot of balls. I'll start by (kitchen) sinking this one in now for her."

    May 13, 2008 at 8:57 pm |
  28. Morgan

    Does this pose make my campaign look too lax?
    -Morgan (Des Moines, IA)

    May 13, 2008 at 8:53 pm |
  29. Billy, WV

    Breaking news on AC 360: Hillary breaks Barack's balls in West Virginia primary.

    May 13, 2008 at 8:52 pm |
  30. Andy, Tustin, CA

    After all the cheap shots, Obama gets in a free one.

    May 13, 2008 at 8:51 pm |
  31. Andy, Tustin, CA

    The DNC come up with a novel way of settling the race...

    May 13, 2008 at 8:49 pm |
  32. Maya, Tustin, CA

    Obama: "For Hillary to win this race, she's going to need a lot of balls. I'll -(kitchen) sink some for her now".

    May 13, 2008 at 8:48 pm |
  33. joe valen

    "since this is how I paid off my student loans I figure I can use this plan to pay down our trade deficit with china... one pool game at a time."

    May 13, 2008 at 8:48 pm |
  34. Yvonne

    The cue ball represents Hillery Clinton and each ball it nudges into a pocket represents what she is accomplishing. Pitching women is better, how? 1. Pitting race against race; 2.Going back on her given word; 3. Not satisified with having made history already by being able to run for the nomination; 4. Lieing about wanting a Unified America by pitting races against each other; 5. not speaking out against the many threats issued by her many self centered followers all the while driving a wedge between her own party; With the 8 ball being the total distruction of th Democrats chances for change at Hillery Clinton's own hands.

    May 13, 2008 at 8:47 pm |
  35. Andy, Tustin, CA

    Hillary to win the nomination? She'll need snookers.

    May 13, 2008 at 8:45 pm |
  36. winston park.nyc

    Hillary isn't the only ball breaker

    May 13, 2008 at 8:42 pm |
  37. joe valen

    ok. So now we know how he's been rasing all the campain funds... 🙂

    May 13, 2008 at 8:42 pm |
  38. brad

    And to top everything else...I'm also a closet pool shark! Suckers!!!!!

    May 13, 2008 at 8:42 pm |
  39. Robert Decorum NY NY

    Someone make sure that Hillary isnt putting delegates in her side pocket behind my back.

    May 13, 2008 at 8:41 pm |
  40. Dominic Haberman Hattiesburg, MS

    How many times do I have to put Hillary behind the eight ball?

    May 13, 2008 at 8:41 pm |
  41. Andy, Tustin, CA

    Hillary for VP? Tell her to get to the end of the 'cue'.

    May 13, 2008 at 8:37 pm |
  42. winston park.nyc

    now i know why Hillary always wears a pants suit

    May 13, 2008 at 8:36 pm |
  43. winston park.nyc

    considering the fact that our current president nearly choked to death on a pretzel, making this trick shot will bring honor back to the presidency

    May 13, 2008 at 8:35 pm |
  44. Kristi

    The only pocket in West Virginia he can get in. If only it weren't all white!

    May 13, 2008 at 8:33 pm |
  45. winston park

    nothing says "common man" like making an amazing trick shot.

    May 13, 2008 at 8:31 pm |
  46. Lorie Ann, Buellton, California

    Pool Hall Rules...Shooting pool, while sporting a tie, is prohibited on premises.

    Lorie Ann, Buellton, Calif.

    May 13, 2008 at 8:30 pm |
  47. Jeff

    Thinking he is on the home stretch, Obama takes some time to play VOTER Pool.
    "You just watch me bypass the yellow solid and the red stripe as I shoot for victory. He shoots...SCRATCH."

    Yellow Solid Ball = Florida
    Red Stripe Ball = Michigan
    Voter suppression of FL and MI.......shameful.

    Allentown, PA

    May 13, 2008 at 8:18 pm |
  48. Mike - Rancho SM, CA

    Let's see now – – – if the white ball should knock the black ball into a hole, then game over – – – hmmmm – – – better play this one safe.

    May 13, 2008 at 8:16 pm |
  49. ophelia/FL

    Now that's connecting with everyday People!!!

    May 13, 2008 at 8:15 pm |
  50. Don

    "I can't wait to campaign in Oregon – they tell me I'll be spending most of my time sawing logs – I could sure use the nap time."

    May 13, 2008 at 8:13 pm |
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