Speaking to the press this afternoon, President Obama vowed to bring to justice those responsible for the “cowardly” mass shooting this morning at the Washington Navy Yard, and urged citizens to follow directions from first responders at the site.
Look a little closer, though, and you’ll see that President Obama brought along an official Philly dignitary to his public address:
Yup, that’s Philly superchef Marc Vetri lurking over Obama’s left shoulder. Being a superchef, he, of course, wasn’t there to provide commentary or guide our national grief process. No, he was there for something much more simple:
In case anyone was wondering, I was in the Oval Office talking Italian food with the Pres.
— Marc Vetri (@marcvetri) September 16, 2013
Well, you picked a hell of a time to do it, Marc. [Fox]