Who says he can’t go anywhere without a teleprompter? Obama endures another unfortunate moment on the campaign trail
PUBLISHED: 01:26 EST, 23 August 2012 | UPDATED: 09:43 EST, 23 August 2012
His critics will say this unfortunate photo reveals a deeper problem with his presidency — that he’s just a walking teleprompter.
A Reuters photographer captured a shot of Barack Obama with his face obscured by a teleprompter during a campaign event at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday.
The Drudge Report suggested that the shot was ‘rude.’ At the very least, it’s been raising eyebrows.
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Tella-Barack: For a moment, the President turned into a teleprompter during a campaign stop in Columbus, Ohio
For just one moment, through one camera lens, the President of the United States turned into a teleprompter.
He was at the suburban Ohio college to speak about the rising cost of college, but the medium seemed to get in the way of his message — literally.