Barack Obama traveled to New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst today to celebrate the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan.
During his speech the president attempted to crack a soldier-Santa joke.
Awkward silence filled the audience.
“That’s the nobel sp-spirit of your sacrifice. That’s the selfless character of our military. Those are the precious gifts you give America not just this time of year but all year. Every year, you never stop serving. You never stop giving. It’s like Santa in fatigues (silence). Although, I bet one of those C130s is a little more efficient than Santa’s sleigh.”
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