Takes a lot to get booed at a fundraiser. I‚Äôd 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) ‚ÄĒ 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 ‚Äúthanked‚ÄĚ Boston for Kevin Youkilis, who was just traded to the Chicago White Sox.
‚ÄúI‚Äôm just saying, he‚Äôs going to have to change the color of his socks,‚ÄĚ the president said laughing.
Youkilis was traded from the Red Sox, to Obama‚Äôs favorite team on Sunday for infielder Brent Lillibridge and pitcher Zach Stewart.
‚ÄúI didn‚Äôt think I was going to get any boos out of here,‚ÄĚ he said. ‚ÄúI should not have brought up baseball, I understand, my mistake, you got to know your crowd.‚ÄĚ