Jersey Shore Boardwalk Game Features Obama As Target
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (1010 WINS) — A carnival game at the Jersey Shore has some people up in arms. Visitors can win a prize if they knock a plate out of a moving likeness of President Barack Obama.
The “Walkin Charlie” game on the Seaside Heights boardwalk also features caricatures of Saddam Hussein, Osama bin Laden and Michael Jackson.
The game’s creator, Tommy Whalen, says he plans to add Sarah Palin, Hillary Clinton and former President George W. Bush to the turnstile.
Reaction on the boardwalk was mixed.
“They’re disrespecting the President. I think they’re disrespecting him and it really should come down,” tourist Cathy Williams said.
Others didn’t find anything wrong with the game.
“It’s just a lot of fun,” North Jersey resident Kevin Lawton said.
Seaside Heights is where MTV’s “Jersey Shore” reality show is videotaped.