Obama Poses For Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Sarah Jean Seman

12/8/2013 4:40:00 PM - Sarah Jean Seman

True to form, President Obama made the 72nd anniversary of Pearl Harbor all about himself with a publicity shot on the USS Arizona Memorial.

As Brietbart pointed out:

"The picture barely fits the name of the Arizona Memorial so it can frame Obama in the foreground.”

Take a look at the photograph:

Obama declared December 7 "National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day" encouraging Americans to observe the day with solemnity and to fly the United States flag at half-staff:

“Today, with solemn pride and reverence, let us remember those who fought and died at Pearl Harbor, acknowledge everyone who carried their legacy forward, and reaffirm our commitment to upholding the ideals for which they served.”

Despite memorializing the day, the first White House tweet December 7 made no mention of the 1941 attack: