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Did a Public Obligation Keep Obama From Attending Paris Rally? His Sunday Schedule Spells It Out

"I figured President Obama must have been awfully busy not to go to Paris today."

Image source: whitehouse.gov

As you know, President Barack Obama did not attend the huge rally in Paris Sunday that attracted nearly 4 million people standing up for freedom of speech and expression in the face of terrorism after Islamic extremists murdered 17 people there last week.

President Barack Obama arrives on the South Lawn of the White House after a day trip to Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tenn., on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, in Washington. (AP/Evan Vucci)

Some 50 world leaders attended Sunday's rally, and the White House was close-mouthed about the president's no-show.

So Bill Kristol tried to get to the bottom of it, tweeting: "I figured President Obama must have been awfully busy not to go to Paris today. So I checked out his schedule..."

Here's what's on Obama's public schedule Sunday:

Image source: whitehouse.gov

The three-word entry reads, "No public schedule."

This story has been updated.

(H/T: Twitchy)

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