Obama Turns Away from Clinton updated

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

… .. The sense in the press gallery was that Obama didn’t cover himself in glory. Someone even used the word “childish.” (Not this writer.) Judging by how much conversation there was about this brush off in the press gallery, Americans will be hearing a lot more about this tomorrow and in coming days.

At SOTU, Obama’s Clinton snub was the news

Evidently, Hillary Clinton is not “likable enough” after all.

Pictures sometimes tell the whole story. This was talked about a bit tonight. Via the AP (h/t reader ChiChi):

… .. Clinton, clad in scarlet, crossed the aisle between their seats on the House
floor and reached out a hand to greet Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the Democratic
icon whose endorsement she had courted only to lose it to Obama.

Kennedy shook her hand while Obama, wearing a dark suit and standing
between the two, turned away.
… ..

Chitchat Between Clinton and Obama

To add… Make sure you see the second photo. It tells another tale.

UPDATE: The Washington Times offers color commentary. Interesting notes on Obama in it.