Pure and utter disrespect for Justice Scalia. The Obamas are gross.
President Obama faced a tsunami of criticism when the news broke that he would not be attending Justice Antonin Scalia’s funeral on Saturday, but instead would pay his respects by appearing at the Great Hall where Scalia’s body would lie in repose Friday.
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama did indeed pay their respects Friday. They first stood in front of Scalia’s casket, then moved to a portrait of the Justice before exiting the building.
The entire process lasted approximately two minutes.
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