Obama Refers to U.S. Armed Forces as My Military; Twitter Users Go Just a Tad Ballistic

U.S. President Barack Obama visits Camp Pendleton (Calif.) Marine Corps base. (Credit: Getty Images)

In case you missed it, President Obama referred to the United States armed forces as “my military” during a statement to the media regarding the Syrian crisis Friday.

“But as I’ve already said,” Obama noted, “I have had my military and our team look at a wide range of options.”

And Twitter users went and got themselves into a bit of a twist:

Obama Refers to U.S. Armed Forces as My Military; Twitter Users Go Just a Tad Ballistic

(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)

Obama Refers to U.S. Armed Forces as My Military; Twitter Users Go Just a Tad Ballistic

(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)

Obama Refers to U.S. Armed Forces as My Military; Twitter Users Go Just a Tad Ballistic

(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)

Obama Refers to U.S. Armed Forces as My Military; Twitter Users Go Just a Tad Ballistic

(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)

What do you think? Innocent semantics, a slip of the tongue…or something else?

Here’s the clip of Obama’s utterance from Fox News via YouTube:

(H/T: Twitchy)

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