President Obama Celebrates Start of Gun-Control Crusade With Alarming Number of High Fives

Four kids who wrote letters to the president after Newtown were invited to the White House today to stand in the background and look adorable as President Obama announced a slate of new gun-control proposals. Despite his concern for protecting children, however, Obama proceeded to set a terrible example by recklessly high-fiving each child instead of tapping them with his elbow. All in all, as far as the health and safety of America’s youth goes, we’d say the event was a wash.

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