To amend my Dr. Strangelove reference in the previous post on the Malaysian Airlines flight crashing — quite possibly due to a SAM — in Ukraine, say what you will about Peter Sellers’ effete President Muffley, but Kubrick and Terry Southern didn’t depict him heading out for a fundraiser at the Charcoal Pit burger joint after hanging up the phone with Premier Kissoff:
President’s schedule unchanged – he’s now at the Charcoal Pit near Wilmington where he ordered the “Pit Special” – burger & fries.
— Jonathan Karl (@jonkarl) July 17, 2014
Gee, did he clear that healthy meal with Michelle? And note that fist bumps were also involved on a day when a plane may have been shot down:
— Suchat Pederson (@SuchatPederson) July 17, 2014
But hey, as Twitchy (source of the above headline) notes, it’s all par for the course, to use a metaphor referencing another favorite Obama pastime:
Exit quote from my friend Steve Green:
I’m all out of witty criticism. After five years all I have left to say is that our President really truly deeply sucks. Sucky suck sucks.
— Stephen Green (@VodkaPundit) July 17, 2014
I should ask Steve if I could borrow a cup or twenty of vodka right now.