“Shorter Obama” is trending high at the moment:

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And for good reason. Many people were too busy to listen to President Obama’s full remarks about the NSA controversy. Fortunately for them, Twitter had their backs and condensed Obama’s remarks down to more digestible 140 character-or-fewer bite size pieces so everybody can know what the president said without having to wade through the entire address:


https://twitter.com/emgtay/status/343036270848667648

The “shorter Obama” trend wasn’t amusing to everybody:

Wasn’t the whole point of electing Obama so that everybody who hated Bush would have forgotten about all the things they didn’t like about him by now (snooping, drones, Gitmo)? Maybe the real source of frustration is that Obama won’t let them forget … and then some.