It’s Super Bowl Sunday and the White House took to social media to remind America that the game is all about… well, Barack Obama.
As millions get ready to watch the big game, a photo of President Obama throwing a football was posted on Twitter, along with the caption: “Game day. #SuperBowlSunday.”
Which follows a long-standing tradition of this administration marking holidays and other special occasions with photos of Obama.
— White House Archived (@ObamaWhiteHouse) February 7, 2016
The reaction on social media zeroed in on the perceived weakness this president projects in the eyes of many, though the best response may be from user Lisa Harrison, who said: “Now THAT’S a trophy winner for participation right there folks.”
If progressives had their way, the NFL season would end with the distribution of participation trophies to all teams instead of the Super Bowl.
Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:
@WhiteHouse you throw like a girl. Stick to golf and stop ruining our lives.
— John Robert (@JrobRobert) February 7, 2016
Does he have a strategy on the field or is he just winging it there too? Is he playing the JV team? https://t.co/DitxRCXuVo
— Frank Ramblings (@FrankRamblings) February 7, 2016
— Church Lady (@QuiteDirect) February 7, 2016
The Ego Has Landed. https://t.co/ox33p036kB
— RedGalBlueState (@RedGalBlueState) February 7, 2016
@QuiteDirect making up for lack of his own maybe? ??
— ♡Mary Alice♡ (@missalice569) February 7, 2016
— Gary Nash (@daganash) February 7, 2016
.@WhiteHouse LOL If you were on a football field with ANYONE else, they’d be carting your weak ass off after the first whistle.
— Your Name Here (@corrcomm) February 7, 2016
Seems like ‘punting’ would be more fitting.
— Statler & Waldorf (@FromMars5) February 7, 2016
@WhiteHouse his favorite part of ‘selfie’ is ‘self’
— Lone Wolf Pack (@jaytrent) February 7, 2016
@WhiteHouse Now THAT’S a trophy winner for participation right there folks. Awkward to say the least.
— Lisa Harrison (@lillisa222) February 7, 2016
@WhiteHouse Don’t you have a country to run into the ground?
— JohnLikesWhiskey (@RWISTech) February 7, 2016
@WhiteHouse North Korea fired a missile you assholes. I guess Obama didn’t see the alert on ESPN.
— UA (@UA1078) February 7, 2016
— Kevin (@iamkevinhowe) February 7, 2016
@WhiteHouse please…….you’ve screwed everything else…….please leave football alone…..let us at least have football!
— Ringo (@ringo031980) February 7, 2016
@WhiteHouse You have no idea how much we’re looking forward to never seeing this narcissist inject himself into EVERYTHING – ever again.
— Jay Dubb (@MidasRex1998) February 7, 2016
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