White House to journalist: Delete that tweet—it endangers the president

President Obama’s surprise trip to Afghanistan on Wednesday prompted a frenzied game of Where in the World is the President among the media.

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Predictably, the move drew loads of media attention and social media mentions, but it wasn’t without its complications for the president’s communications staff.

It started this morning when confusion reigned as to the whereabouts of the President. First, an Afghanistan-based news station tweeted that Obama had landed in the war-torn nation.

This was curious because the president’s itinerary for the day included closed-door meetings in the White House.

After news agencies started retweeting TOLONews’ tweet saying that Obama was in Kabul, things started to get weird.

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