Twitter talks back: Obama's missed salute

The president failed to salute a Marine properly. Microbloggers respond

By Alex Halperin
Published May 24, 2013 9:51PM (EDT)

Boarding his helicopter today, President Obama gave a rather lackluster salute to the attending Marine. The President then realized his mistake or was made aware of it and returned to shake the Marine's hand.

A few Twitter users took this as an invitation to share their opinion:

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Alex Halperin

Alex Halperin is news editor at Salon. You can follow him on Twitter @alexhalperin.

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