Obama Proud of NBA Player Coming Out as Brony

Obama praises Brony basketball proPresident Obama preemptively praised an unnamed NBA player as a “civil rights trailblazer” when he learned the pro athlete will soon ‘come out’ as a Brony.”

President Obama said he’s proud of an as-yet-unnamed NBA free agent slated to “come out” later this week as a Brony. The mystery basketball pro has reportedly led a secret life as a devotee of the “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” animated series, and until now was unwilling to admit “who I really am” to his teammates.

Upon learning of the imminent revelation, the president phoned the Brony-ballplayer to praise him in advance as a “civil rights trailblazer,” and to tell him that his openness about his true identity will “surely pave the way for other prominent public figures to come out of the shadows.”

The White House, however, denied rumors that the president himself is a closeted Brony, but cautioned that the denial doesn’t imply that anything would be wrong if he were.

The player, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the president’s personal involvement overwhelms him, and makes his pending announcement seem much more significant — or in his words, “bigger than Benghazi.”

The NBA and the players’ union immediately unveiled a program designed “to ease the transition for Brony players, and to create an atmosphere of tolerance, acceptance, and recognition of the outstanding achievements that closeted Bronies have made to the game for years.”

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May 1, 2013 8:01 am

Remember, they’re not dolls…they’re “action figures”. ๐Ÿ˜‰

May 1, 2013 12:00 pm

Well, the White House may be denying that this Democrat president is a Brony as well, but we know that the last Democrat president finally got caught playing with Barbies. ๐Ÿ™‚

May 3, 2013 10:13 am

The Prez is picking a new head of the FHFA. I think he should just come out of the closet and nominate Pinkie Pie.

May 5, 2013 12:48 pm

Oh, how SWEET! ๐Ÿ™‚

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