Obama knows the optics are terrible, but like the looky-loos at a train wreck, he can't help himself.
Didn't you just love that "Why don't we get a couple of Marines, they're gonna look good next to us...".
Not enough sense to come in out of the rain. I'm fairly certain taxpayers wouldn't mind ponying up some money for a tarp for such occasions when walking inside is logistically difficult for this man.
No, he knows it looks bad. He's just sticking a finger in your eye.
As long as you're talking about Marine umbrella protocol then you're not talking about Benghazi, the IRS waging a campaign against American free speech, the Department of Justice trolling AP phone records, or the HHS extorting health care professionals.
Nothing to see here. Move along.
Now, if Obama had done this, I'd have been impressed: