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While liberals are famous for their double standards, after all the hours President Barack Obama has spent on the links during his two terms in office, you would think any criticism of others that centered on golf would be off the table.
You’d be wrong.
In a jaw-dropping act, BuzzFeed News got in a cheap shot at presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, who was in Scotland on Friday to mark the reopening of the Trump Turnberry range. The news organization posted on Twitter a video clip of Trump teeing off, along with the caption: “The World Is On Fire And Donald Trump Can’t Stop Talking About His Golf Course.”
— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) June 24, 2016
After social media users picked themselves up off the floor, they were quick to reference “King Putt” in their reaction… here’s a sampling of the responses from Trwitter:
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— ScottInSC (@ScottInSC) June 24, 2016
— Bob Owens (@bob_owens) June 24, 2016
@BuzzFeedNews The world’s on fire? Someone should let Obama know.
— JWF (@JammieWF) June 24, 2016
@redsteeze We can’t have a president who is constantly golfing during a crisis! Oh, wait
— Darth Paul (@PaulGof2814) June 24, 2016
So based on the last eight years of precendent you’re saying he’s presidential. https://t.co/RvndAF2zGE
— Mark Koerner (@markoerner) June 24, 2016
— TinMan (@CDfromVA) June 24, 2016
— Sick and tired (@dblozik) June 24, 2016
Where the fuck have you guys been for the last 7+ years? https://t.co/1Kdw0uO9QN
— John Groves (@jfgroves) June 24, 2016
I don’t recall you jackasses ever having an issue with Obama hitting the links while the world burned. https://t.co/YqRC5OHRfH
— Dennis Walker (@DennisWalkerJr) June 24, 2016
— ⚜Jeni ⚜ (@Charleysgirl_23) June 24, 2016
— BT (@back_ttys) June 24, 2016
As for what Obama was actually doing for the day, it doesn’t get any better than this. Social media user Glenn Carswell noted that the president was busy fundraising Friday — his observation was confirmed by CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller.
Where is the *actual* President today? https://t.co/xshVOO1zry
— Mickey White (@BiasedGirl) June 24, 2016
@BuzzFeedNews for the record, Obama is doing a fundraiser today.
— Glenn Carswell (@glenn_carswell) June 24, 2016
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