With yet another Islamic State terrorist attack occurring in Europe, this time while President Barack Obama was enjoying his “historic” trip to Cuba, Obama was asked during an interview with ESPN taking place at a ballpark about whether he considered skipping the game so he could focus on responding to the deadly attack.
“It’s always a challenge when you have a terrorist attack anywhere in the world, particularly in this age of 24/7 news coverage,” the president said. “You want to be respectful and understand the gravity of the situation, but the whole premise of terrorism is to try to disrupt people’s ordinary lives.”
In other words, Obama, who was sporting shades at the time, said he was not going to let a terrorist attack that claimed the lives of at least 30 people interrupt his plans to take in a ballgame.
A choice of priorities that the former mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani, blasted as “outrageous” on Tuesday.
And he had a grand ol’ time, even taking part in the wave. The only unanswered question, according to one social media user, was did Obama and communist dictator Raul Castro get on the Kiss Cam?
Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:
Looks like normalization of relations includes "the wave." pic.twitter.com/9AbQR5BvCr
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) March 22, 2016
— The Right Wing M (@TheRightWingM) March 22, 2016
Yep, Obama does the wave. pic.twitter.com/BOIyL2Wqx7
— Comiskey Park Hitmen (@CPHSox) March 22, 2016
Obama Attends Baseball Game With Cuban Dictator pic.twitter.com/3A90FdfXBz
— Free Beacon (@FreeBeacon) March 22, 2016
— redbear1974 (@redguapo) March 22, 2016
@FreeBeacon “Obama Attends Baseball Game With Cuban Dictator.”
Did they get on the Kiss Cam?
— joe f (@b1joe) March 22, 2016
Obama chewing his signature Nicorette gum during the baseball game in Cuba -> pic.twitter.com/n19hvwO5Ie
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) March 22, 2016
— Marty Yates (@marty713) March 22, 2016
Prolly waiting for the 7th inning stretch to politely slip Castro that prisoner list https://t.co/CnmbgJug0R
— Jason Hart (@jasonahart) March 22, 2016
— GregEsq (@GregEsq) March 22, 2016
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