The president is currently in Saudi Arabia with a bipartisan delegation of Americans to pay his respects to the recently deceased King Abdullah and meet with the country’s new ruler, king, King Salman.

And that has us wondering if these tweets from Valerie Jarrett summing up the president’s speech on women’s rights in India yesterday are a coincidence or are they a not-so-subtle dig at Saudi Arabia’s restrictions on women in the kingdom?

You be the judge, although some on Twitter aren’t so convinced:

As for the president daring to say anything close to what he said on women’s rights in India, this tweet nails it:


Editor’s note: Jarrett’s name was misspelled in an earlier version of this post. We apologize for the error.



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