That’s exactly what happened, as evidenced by this quote from President Obama at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland:
“If towns remain divided—if Catholics have their schools and buildings and Protestants have theirs, if we can’t see ourselves in one another and fear or resentment are allowed to harden—that too encourages division and discourages cooperation,” Obama said.
President Obama: Bringing the world together by singling out certain groups for unwarranted ridicule and derision since 2009!
This Twitter user couldn’t contain her disgust:
Many others also voiced their outrage at the president’s remarks:
IowaHawk handled it with his usual spot-on sense of humor and aplomb: