Updated Dec. 11 at 6:35 am EST
Sometimes a picture tells no words at all.
Then again, a few frames of President Barack Obama and the prime minister of Denmark seated alongside a first lady who appears unamused can go a long way.
PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt, meet Michelle Obama.
This lmao! Michelle Obama vs Prime Minister of Denmark at Mandela’s ceremony. pic.twitter.com/Rq4uF9fTaZ
— Stun (@TheBlogPirate) December 10, 2013
It was the selfie that got the Twitter-ball rolling today, with this selection from the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg.
(At least British PM David Cameron was having a good time.)
— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) December 10, 2013
It’s a long flight home from South Africa today.
— Adam Baldwin (@AdamBaldwin) December 10, 2013
The president and first lady returned to the White House Wednesday morning shortly before 6 am EST, closing a 45-hour trip to South Africa and back.
As they walked from Marine One on the South Lawn to the residence, the pooler noted, the two were holding hands.