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  • Obama: First U.S. President to hold Press Conference without the American Flags Present.

    05/28/2010 2:30:07 AM PDT · by Retired Intelligence Officer · 122 replies · 21,849+ views
    Did anybody notice at President Obama's Press Conference on the Deep Water Horizon disaster than something was missing in the background? I noticed something didn't look right and then it hit me. The American Flags was missing behind. Why? Behind him was just yellow curtains, and a couple of gold columns with chandeliers. I went and researched and looked at all photos of many press conferences (not press briefings) of past presidents as far as I could go and low and behold the American Flags stood proudly behind the President or off to the side. What was the reason for...