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Maddow debunks ‘Obama withheld fist bump’ story

By David Edwards
Thursday, July 3, 2008 8:23 EDT
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Countdown’s Rachel Maddow sets the record straight on a false story that has spread across the country that Barack Obama denied a fist-bump to a little boy. In fact, the footage reveals the boy asked Obama to autograph his hand with a magic marker.

This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast July 2, 2008.



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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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