Takes a lot to get booed at a fundraiser. Iâ€™d love to know why his speechwriters thought mocking Red Sox fans for losing one of their beloved players would be a wise move.
BOSTON (CBS) â€” Being booed was probably the last thing President Barack Obama expected from the crowd at a Symphony Hall fundraiser Monday night, but that happened when the president â€śthankedâ€ť Boston for Kevin Youkilis, who was just traded to the Chicago White Sox.
â€śIâ€™m just saying, heâ€™s going to have to change the color of his socks,â€ť the president said laughing.
Youkilis was traded from the Red Sox, to Obamaâ€™s favorite team on Sunday for infielder Brent Lillibridge and pitcher Zach Stewart.
â€śI didnâ€™t think I was going to get any boos out of here,â€ť he said. â€śI should not have brought up baseball, I understand, my mistake, you got to know your crowd.â€ť