Obama, Francis and Umbrellas

It’s raining.

What do you do?

If you are President Obama at a press conference where you know you will be asked tough questions about the IRS, Benghazi and DOJ scandals, you do this (in contravention of military law, no less) to remind people of your office and power:

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But if you are Pope Francis at a general audience and it starts to rain, you do this — because you understand your office is one of service and humility:

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These two men could not be more different. And these two photos show the contrast.

(Someone should meme this.)

Papist hat tip: Joshua Bowman’s bride Amanda.

Joshua has written for CV about what Obama could learn from Pope Emeritus Benedict.

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36 thoughts on “Obama, Francis and Umbrellas

  1. brad says:

    I think he was afraid he would melt.

  2. Janet O'Connor says:

    This is correct the two could not have been more different even compared to the Pope Emeritus. The “President” does not IMHO have a meek or humble bone in his body and people are finally waking up to the fact that unlike Benedict and Francis who are Holy Obama is an Evil man.

  3. Tobias says:

    Hi there! This is my 1st comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout
    out and tell you I genuinely enjoy reading your articles. Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums that deal with the same subjects?
    Appreciate it!

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