Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Many Say Obama's 'Latte Salute' a Sign of Disrepect for Military

Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014
By Cathy Burke

President Barack Obama stepped off Marine One on Tuesday and distractedly saluted Marines with a disposable coffee cup in hand — a clumsy gesture dubbed the "latte salute" that went viral on social media, and triggered a storm of criticism.

Military Times reported that White House aides posted the video — taken as the commander in chief was on his way to the United Nations — to Instagram
and Twitter users scolded the gesture as disrespectful.


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