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


"Very, Very Offensive to me as a Retired Naval Avaitor!"

CAMP PENDLETON, CA - AUGUST 07: U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks during his visit at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base with troops and their families to thank them for their service on August 7, 2013 in Camp Pendleton, California. Obama announced today that he canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow amid tensions over National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and other issues. Credit: Getty Images

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:

(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)

(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)

(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)

(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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