Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer died on Sept. 25, and President Barack Obama immediately rushed to social to remember Palmer … with pictures of himself.
President Barack Obama has a habit of commemorating deaths of important figures and Americans by posting a picture of himself on Twitter. Here are six examples of the president doing just that.
1. Muhammad Ali
He shook up the world, and the world’s better for it. Rest in peace, Champ. pic.twitter.com/z1yM3sSLH3
— President Obama (@POTUS) June 4, 2016
2. Rosa Parks
In a single moment 58 years ago today, Rosa Parks helped change this country. pic.twitter.com/C502SKfJnj
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) December 1, 2013
3. Arnold Palmer
Here’s to The King who was as extraordinary on the links as he was generous to others. Thanks for the memories, Arnold. pic.twitter.com/UlyfpIBOL2
— President Obama (@POTUS) September 26, 2016
4. Nelson Mandela
Rest in peace, Nelson Mandela. pic.twitter.com/4qlqsXLp6e
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) December 5, 2013
5. 9/11 Commemoration
“The events of September 11, 2001, left a permanent mark on the spirit of every American.” —President Obama pic.twitter.com/oob3Hc0vmi
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September 11, 2015
6. Pearl Harbor
President Obama put a picture of himself on Facebook landing at Pearl Harbor with the caption: “Today, with solemn pride and reverence, let us remember those who fought and died at Pearl Harbor, acknowledge everyone who carried their legacy forward, and reaffirm our commitment to upholding the ideals for which they served. – President Obama.” The picture and the post have both been deleted from his Facebook page.
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