Twitter Reacts to Obama’s ‘Death to America’ Jobs Line in UN Address (UPDATED)


obama death to america does not create jobsDuring his Monday morning speech before the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama uttered quite the interesting aside about a particular anti-American chant.

The president spent a portion of his address condemning the actions of Assad and ISIS, calling them an “assault on humanity.” Yet it was when the specific topic of the Iran Deal came up that Obama made a rather weird turn of phrase.

Following his comment that the deal provided Iran with a great opportunity for development, Obama quipped: “Chanting ‘Death to America!’ does not create jobs or make Iran more secure.”

Needless to say, the combination of Obama’s name and the phrase “Death to America!” ignited the louder nether regions of Twitter.

Some resorted to attempts at humor:

Most were just reactionary:

Not to mention the occasional outright lie:

UPDATE–5:09 p.m. ET: Not everyone in the above selection identifies as a “conservative.” The “reactionary” label, however, remains.

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