Obama booed for making joke about Red Sox trading Kevin Youkilis

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President Obama “tried to tweak Bostonians tonight as he thanked the Red Sox for trading Kevin Youkilis to his hometown Chicago White Sox, but instead he triggered a chorus of boos from fans still a bit raw over the deal,” the Boston Globe reports via The Political Wire.

Said Obama: “Finally, Boston I just want to say — thank-you for Youkilis.”

As boos swelled up Obama chuckled, adding, “I’m just saying, he had to change the color of his socks… I didn’t anticipate boos out of here.”

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