After eight years in office that started with a historic economic crisis and ended with a historic defeat for his party, Barack Obama has earned some time off. But the former president's photos from his beach vacation with billionaire tycoon Richard Branson are creating a typhoon of mixed emotions on social media.
Branson posted the above video on his YouTube feed of the duo's friendly competition to see if Obama could stay up longer on a kiteboard than Branson could on a foilboard. The ex-POTUS won and it quickly became the top trending video on the platform Tuesday morning.
But the images from Obama's life after leading the free world left many feeling a little envious, or like the president was rubbing that gorgeous azure salt water in a fresh wound.
Many people found themselves feeling a little like an ex who comes out on the short end of a break-up.
Of course, there are also plenty of well-wishers.
Oh well, I mean YOLO, right? But when is the Obamas' vacation finally going to end? I mean you do you and all, Mr. President but geez, it's still winter back here at home.
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