Friday 20 October 2017

Obama: The selfie President grinning for the camera on the day a solemn world mourns Mandela

Obama is already feeling the backlash as the whole world does a collective tut-tut, to this image.
Obama is already feeling the backlash as the whole world does a collective tut-tut, to this image.

Frank Coughlan

When you are President of the United States of America and attending a globally broadcast memorial service in honour of one of the most influential figures of the 20th century, there are a few things you would not be expected to do:

Blow rasperries would be one. Moon from your corporate box would be another.  Snog the missus might be a third.

And in fairness to Barack Obama he did none of those things. But what he did do came close.

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