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'Fore!' yet still against each other

| Sunday, June 26, 2011

It took a game of golf for President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner to finally agree on something -- not to use their clubs on each other.

It was good for them to get away from their official duties to relax on the golf course, where mutual hostility came more easily.

Controversial subjects were avoided and Obama and Boehner probably engaged in the usual guy thing on the links: dirty jokes.

I'm glad they were able to engage in a bit of phony camaraderie as the Secret Service kicked Obama's putts into the hole.

Mark Russell is a syndicated satirist.

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