Obama Rock Star Tour Press Pass Ignores Vatican City in List of Stops
Guest post by Kristinn Taylor
The Obama White House has committed yet another diplomatic gaffe reported CNN’s senior international correspondent Ben Wedeman on Twitter Thursday morning.
Oops! White House forgot the Vatican is also a country! pic.twitter.com/yCpmnCdROD
— benwedeman (@bencnn) March 27, 2014
Wedeman posted a photo of the ‘rock star’ style press pass that features the flags of nations President Barack Obama is visiting this week. Under the heading, The Trip of President Barack Obama March 23-30, 2014, the flags of the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy and Saudi Arabia are illustrated above the names of the cities, countries Obama’s tour stops include.
Missing is the flag of Vatican City, which Obama visited Thursday.