(WASHINGTONPOST) — A photograph of President Obama with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has whirred the long-dormant "Is Obama smoking?" conspiracy machine back to life.
Posted to Instagram by Renzi's spokesman, it shows the two leaders standing on a balcony adjacent to an office, as one might if he didn't want to smoke indoors.
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And Obama's holding … something in his hands. Something roughly cigarette-pack-shaped, and he's picking at the top of it.