Eight Times When Obama Honored People With Photos of Himself

Barack Obama

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President Obama honored the late Arnold Palmer on Monday by posting a photo of himself with the golfing legend on Twitter.

Below are eight times when Obama honored those who had died and made it about himself.



1. Arnold Palmer

2. Muhammad Ali

3. Nelson Mandela

4. Elie Weisel

5. Rosa Parks

6. John F. Kennedy

7. Neil Armstrong

Organizing for Action posted a picture on Tumblr of Obama looking at the night sky upon the death of Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon.

8. Pearl Harbor

On December 7, 2013, Obama’s Facebook page featured a picture of him descending the stairs at the Pearl Harbor memorial with a message about remembering the Americans killed that day in 1941.

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Alyssa Canobbio is the War Room Director for the Washington Free Beacon. Prior to joining the Beacon, she worked as a Communications Associate for Americans for Tax Reform. Alyssa is originally from New Jersey and lives in Arlington, Virginia. In her free time she enjoys sailing, craft beer, and watching the Steelers and the Phillies. Her Twitter handle is @AlyssaEinDC. She can be reached at canobbio@freebeacon.com

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