Presidential upstage! #RedTieGuy at Obama’s Cape Town speech scores [pics]

Heh. While President Obama focused on himself during his speech in Cape Town, South Africa, Twitter focused on “Red Tie Guy.”

https://twitter.com/Mitesh_B7/status/351388289246310400

Some thought he looked like a young Obama.

https://twitter.com/ejcs/status/351380371872563201

https://twitter.com/__Pkay/status/351379125409300481

https://twitter.com/HamsterLL/status/351381736086716416

Look-alike or not, he totally upstaged the president.

https://twitter.com/Rika_SA/status/351382833270505472

https://twitter.com/leighwatermouse/status/351377702588121089

https://twitter.com/Kaapie_Girl/status/351382217005608960

https://twitter.com/watzupmark/status/351384339608637440

https://twitter.com/amufloyd/status/351382948790026241

https://twitter.com/angolanmade/status/351384294419214339

http://instagram.com/p/bMMgWrCmwZ/

https://twitter.com/freeman83/status/351383788649058305

https://twitter.com/TumieSa/status/351386371132366848

https://twitter.com/Kim_Rudo/status/351383568792043521

https://twitter.com/Son_of_Promise/status/351383929959358465

https://twitter.com/ThaMobsta_OTT/status/351381177841627138

https://twitter.com/renaystacey/status/351381028855742466

https://twitter.com/fammy_istheone/status/351383147054764032

https://twitter.com/TheMonCherii/status/351391337284763648

Ha! “Red Tie Guy” seems to have saved many from an Obama-induced snooze attack.

There can be only one “Red Tie Guy.”

https://twitter.com/carienduplessis/status/351381971601080320

https://twitter.com/my_digitaldiary/status/351384592185434113

Make it happen!

Is there a hashtag already?

https://twitter.com/NevinSP/status/351383316991184896

Yes. Twitter delivers:

https://twitter.com/corlivdmerwe/status/351394471675568128

https://twitter.com/RanjeniM/status/351381938013085697

https://twitter.com/26DegreesSouth/status/351388912909959170

https://twitter.com/Kaapie_Girl/status/351392143677456384

Indeed. Thanks for the distraction, #RedTieGuy!

https://twitter.com/Dion_Govender/status/351385765328068608

https://twitter.com/pbkriel/status/351384791695900674

Stay tuned … will more upstaging sensations enter the mix?

https://twitter.com/naledikhumalo/status/351381056101945345

https://twitter.com/CathrynR/status/351377605125095425

Never change, Twitter.

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