So, the president gave a “speech” on the Syria airstrikes Tuesday morning. Then this happened.

Backlit ears aren't a good look.

— jon gabriel (@exjon) September 23, 2014

Lol the sun shines through his ears. #Obama

— N.O. Brains (@nobrains00) September 23, 2014

I just love the way his cute little ears glow bright pink in the sunshine! #ObamaSpeech #Obama #ISIS

— ClearStonePrez (@ClearStonePrez) September 23, 2014

watch'n Obama's speech, gotta give him this, his ears are transparent the sunlight shines thru! :)) @FoxNews @BretBaier

— Jimmy McIver (@JimmyMcIver) September 23, 2014

@exjon LOL!

— Karen Townsend (@penguinponders) September 23, 2014

@CNBC Do I see President Obama Ears lighting with the white bright light from CREE?

— West Nile 007 (@WestNile007) September 23, 2014

@GMA wow I'm trying to focus on what president #Obama is saying but his ears are like solar panels

— knowbetterdobetter (@knowbetterdobet) September 23, 2014

Let me beat #Drudge with this #Obama devil ears photo as a follow up to last week's "devil horns" pic pic.twitter.com/go3DsfSQJv

— RON COULTER (@RONCOULTER) September 23, 2014

Aching sides!

Perhaps there was a good reason and it was meant to symbolize something, though:

@exjon transparency.

— TJWFW (@icouldbeahacker) September 23, 2014

O-Bam!

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