Obama Photo Ignites Rumors that the President Has Rekindled Smoking Habit

They say cigarettes are harder to quit than heroin. And that’s for people who don’t have to personally worry about Russia rattling sabers on the threshold of Europe.

A photograph posted to Instagram by a spokesman for Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has sparked new speculation that President Barack Obama has resumed a decades-long habit of cigarette smoking, undoubtedly against the advice of his doctors.

The photo, which captures Renzi and Obama on a balcony during last weekend’s G7 summit in Germany, appears to show Obama holding a packet of cigarettes and possibly preparing to remove one from the pack, enthusiastically light it and welcome its noxious essence into his pink presidential lungs.

Obama Photo Ignites Rumors that the President Has Rekindled Smoking Habit

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