Naturally, Twitter couldn’t resist having a little fun with this:
Could've left and saved someone else's job. Greedy 1 percenter. RT @jimgeraghty: Lottery winners give Obama hope!
— Matthew Hoy (@hoystory) September 7, 2012
Shorter Obama: If everyone in America wins the lottery, we're set.
— Mark Hemingway (@Heminator) September 7, 2012
The lottery gives Obama hope? The lottery, where your bet ALWAYS exceeds your expected payout? That pretty much sums up the stimulus bill.
— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) September 7, 2012
— Vincent Wagner (@DrGizmore) September 7, 2012
Hey, maybe Obama was trying to tell us that he plays lotto?
Obama: gains hope from worker who wins lottery. Hoping he will too?
— Alainnah Robertson (@AlainRobertson) September 7, 2012
Auto worker who won lottery gives Obama hope? #isthepotusplayingpowerball?
— Mark Fleagle (@MarkFleagle) September 7, 2012