Obama spikes the football [Reader Post]

“we don’t need to spike the football,” said Barack Obama in regard to the assassination of Osama Bin Laden. Then Obama went out and spiked the football at Ground Zero and elsewhere.

Obama addressed the troops at Fort Campbell

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama, basking in U.S. public approval for the killing of Osama bin Laden, flew to a military base in Kentucky on Friday to thank special forces who carried out the deadly raid and led a rally filled with cheering troops.

As he rightly congratulated all those involved in the mission, Obama could not avoid the first person reference: