He is shooting for the fences

I heard this gem on this morning’s Meet the Press.  Helene Cooper, a New York Times correspondent, was discussing President Obama’s proactive week, including his executive authority to issue an executive order regarding immigration.  I believe she was wanting to say  “swinging for the fences”, meaning to try and accomplish bold ideas, but mixed it with “shooting for (something)” meaning to aim for.

 

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2 Comments on “He is shooting for the fences”

  1. jcosjunk@gmail.com says:

    Love this one Dave.

    Sent from my iPhone


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