President Barack Obama may be a devoted Blackberry user, but a snap with Boston slugger David Ortiz that's doing wonders for Samsung has prompted a terse response from Obama's inner circle at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
The White House has hit back at smartphone giant Samsung for using a selfie Red Sox hitter David Ortiz snapped with President Barack Obama for marketing purposes.
“As a rule, the White House objects to attempts to use the President’s likeness for commercial purposes,” White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters on Thursday. “And we certainly object in this case.” He said the White House lawyers were being consulted.
— David Ortiz (@davidortiz) April 1, 2014