Was Obama's 'Selfie' At Nelson Mandela's Memorial Service Disrespectful?

By Zachary Rowell, in Politics
5 years ago

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No Big Deal
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President Obama gave a moving eulogy during Mandela's memorial service Tuesday, but that's not what everyone online is talking about.

The picture you see above has gone viral. What the picture shows is Barack Obama taking a "selfie" with British Prime Minister David Cameron and Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt.

As you can see, they appear to be having one heck of a time together. However, it doesn't look like Michelle Obama is feeling all the love.

In several photos from the event, Michelle looks extremely pissed. Obviously, it's impossible to tell what's going through her head, but you have to imagine it was something like, "Are you really taking a selfie at a memorial service?"

What do you think about the picture? Was it disrespectful or are people making a big deal out of nothing?

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