Back Cover: The Man Behind the “Obomber”
As the race for the White House heats up and Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama continues to endear himself to the American people, it becomes clearer that the Illinois senator has got some mad skills outside of the political forum. Before he traded his jersey in for an Armani single-breasted suit, Obama was a rangy point guard for his state championship-winning high school basketball team in Hawaii. Though he inexplicaby rode the bench during Punahou School’s magical 1979 run to the title, the player known as the “Obomber” (for his deadly jump shot) still possesses a fire for the sport. Find out more on this story as well as others that have no immediate affect on your life on the Back Cover.
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