Well, it looks like President Obama’s decided not to attend Justice Scalia’s upcoming funeral. And he’s taking a lot of heat over it — from both sides of the aisle.

But we suppose it’s really not that much of a surprise. After all, he has a long and storied tradition of skipping out on important things.

As Clint Eastwood so memorably observed back in 2012:

Was he ever.



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