Two crises are now the biggest news stories of the year.
One in America, as riots in Ferguson, Missouri continue, and another crisis happening halfway around the world in Iraq. But no matter how dire the circumstances, America’s Commander-in-Chief has decided to phone it in.
As the city of Ferguson literally went up in flames last night, Barack Obama was partying his ass off at a birthday party in Martha’s Vineyard.
Here’s the leader of the free world cutting a rug, while an American city burned:
— WhiteHousePressCorps (@whpresscorps) August 14, 2014
Obama did, however, leave the links just long enough today to give a statement on the violence in Ferguson and an update on the Yazidi refugees facing danger from ISIS and still stranded on Iraq’s Mount Sinjar.
He didn’t take questions after his statement. Why? Well, perhaps, because he couldn’t wait to get back to the golf course.
— Major Garrett (@MajorCBS) August 14, 2014
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