It would appear that there’s a newbie in the White House press pool.
Cox Radio reporter Jamie Dupree posted on social media an observation made by a member of the press covering President Barack Obama that someone flipped off the presidential motorcade:
White House Pool notes reaction of one driver to Obama motorcade on I-95 south of DC pic.twitter.com/AI9aB5ZF5C
— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) August 28, 2016
Other than indicating that Sunday was a slow news day, a quick scan of social media shows there wasn’t anything newsworthy about the observation — aside from a member of the press actually mentioning it:
— MattGrobo PA-C (@mattgrobo) October 30, 2013
WH pooler spots someone giving motorcade the middle finger tonight in NYC. Says unclear whether twas for Obama, traffic or something else.
— Jennifer Bendery (@jbendery) July 31, 2012
But a photo snapped in 2012 of a man greeting a sharp-looking presidential bus, dubbed Ground Force One, beats all contenders:
The reaction to Dupree’s tweet showed the man had a few kindred spirits out there… here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:
— Karen Walker (@walkerkpt) August 28, 2016
— Stephanie Kienzle (@dwightyoakamfan) August 28, 2016
@jamiedupree Apparently a guy who’s not part of the mindless slobbering left or the MSM, but I repeat myself
— Lori (@Lori_PoliSci) August 28, 2016
@jamiedupree I would like to shake the hand the middle finger is on! Exactly what BHO has done to USA since day 1.
— KolbyTC (@KolbyJamesEdgar) August 28, 2016
@jamiedupree Middle finger? I have two for Obama.
— Patrick Stantiford (@bubbamoosecat) August 28, 2016
@jamiedupree @JaredDeskins i can’t help but wonder how many of those they miss?
— Bonnie Blue (@OkieTiger) August 28, 2016
@jamiedupree Only (1) ????
— Tim Barnhardt (@tim_barnhardt) August 28, 2016
— Dallas Brooks (@theDallasBrooks) August 28, 2016
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