Obama visits burger joint after Malaysia Airlines jet shot down: ‘I’m starving!’

Amid the news that a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine Thursday, killing all 295 people on board, including up to 23 American citizens, President Obama maintained his normal schedule.

A schedule that included a stop at a burger joint, as ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl noted in a tweet Thursday afternoon:

Yep, it appeared to be business as usual for the “adrift” president. Twitchy.com documented his visit to the Charcoal Pit through a number of tweets:

Obama’s seemingly nonchalant attitude quickly wore thin with a host of Twitter users, but the real question is, has this country learned yet that elections have consequences?


Tom Tillison


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