http://www.edition.cnn.com/2013/12/11/opinion/swann-selfie-funeral-etiquette/index.html?hpt=hp_t5 If you weren't sure that the media is in Obama's pocket, just read this. If you like, I'll summarize: It is really crude, boorish, and unpresidential to laugh at jokes and snap a selfie at a funeral, unless you are Barack Obama. Apparently, you can have an extremely nuanced breakdown of the schedule of the funeral, and, due to perfect timing, what Obama did was perfectly acceptable. If GWB had done this, I doubt he would get the same treatment. Interesting that it was written by a black woman.