Here’s what happened: Barack Obama went to Dover to meet the returning bodies of the Navy SEALs killed on Saturday. Usually photography is permitted during these ceremonies, but the families requested privacy so the media was banned from taking pictures. It was to be a solemn, photography-free ceremony.
But that didn’t happen. Why? Because the Obama Administration decided it needed photos of Obama saluting the returning troops. They needed that photo-op for the White House Flickr page.
So we got this despite the ban on photography:
The only possible reason behind this photo is to improve Barack Obama’s public image. Viewers aren’t seeing their returning heroes. They’re not seeing American servicemen ceremoniously brought home. They’re seeing BARACK OBAMA: STRONG COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF. Which is why the photo was taken.
Despicable. The families requested privacy. The media was banned from taking photos. The Pentagon was told no photography would be allowed. And then we get this. Why? Because the Obama Administration needed a photo-op to help improve Barack Obama’s public image.