Dozens of people quickly tweeted me about it, which pleased me greatly. If I were seated next to Obama, I'd have wanted to take a selfie with him too. I was the guy who, with a viral Tumblr called Selfies at Funerals , made "funeral selfie" one of the most noxious phrases of That is, unless the pope takes a funeral selfie. So it was time to do the only sensible thing: It was time to declare victory, to revel in drawing a line from the bottom to the top.
Caitlin. Age: 29.
My Tumblr was once a collection of evidence, convincing the world that something very strange actually existed, but now everyone believes, and everyone has seen, and Thorning-Schmidt has the evidence on her phone.
Holly. Age: 31.
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And anyway, when a teen tweets out a funeral selfie, their friends don't castigate them. If I were seated next to Obama, I'd have wanted to take a selfie with him too. This isn't the nature of kids today; it's just the nature of kids.