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David Cameron has joked about posing for a "selfie" photograph at Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
The prime minister, US president Barack Obama and Danish leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt huddled together for the snap.
Asked about it at PM's questions, he joked that Mr Mandela had "brought people" together in life.
"So when a member of the Kinnock family (Denmark's PM is the former UK Labour leader's daughter-in-law) asked me... I thought it only polite to say yes."
The Danish prime minister has defended snapping a controversial selfie with David Cameron and Barak Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt said that the trio of world leaders were just 'having a bit of fun' and that taking the relaxed picture was in-keeping with the spirit of the event.
Obama was representing the United States at this event and he looked like a damn fool. A child who didn't have the attention span or the ability to distinguish a solemn event from play time later. I wish they'd caught the series where the Obamas actually ARE changing seats and the look on Michelle's mug during whatever exchange happened to cause the physical change.
He was disrespectful, unprofessional and came off like amateur hour again in a setting where there was 0 tolerance for it.
I'd give anything to have a PROFESSIONAL in that office next time. Not a wonder boy guard drop-out, or community organizer who 'made the big time'. I want a consummate professional who knows his job and gets it done. It's been TOO long since we had one to fit that description...and go figure. Our nation is in tatters after 12 years of absolute amateur leadership.
You cover Bush Jr, Clinton, Lewinsky, John F. Kennedy and more.
The thread, topic and my post in particular is about Barack Obama as the President now.
I believe, personally, Obama made a fool of himself for lack of professionalism on any level and generally acting the class clown in a solemn ceremony where *HE* was 100% totally irrelevant while simply representing the people of the United States of America at the memorial for Nelson Mandela.
Lets keep on topic though, huh?
I really don't want to take a trip through Presidential History to discuss one very specific and narrow failure of public conduct.
When President Obama, 52, stood up to deliver his touching speech honoring the late Nelson Mandela, Michelle leaned in and chatted with Helle as well — so we know for certain there are no hard feelings.
After President Obama was done, he was spotted giving Helle, 46, a quick peck on the cheek and then kissing Michelle’s hand — how romantic!
”Saturday Night Live" cast member Jay Pharoah opened this weekend's show with another spot-on Obama impression -- this time addressing multiple controversies that occurred at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
"I felt like Lemony Snicket, because I experienced a series of unfortunate events. First, I got roped into taking a selfie with the blonde, female Danish Prime Minister. Some people told me Michelle was angry at me for that, but I talked to her afterwards and I can assure you ... she was furious.”