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'Jedi mind meld': Obama mixes up Star Wars and Star Trek

President Obama mixed up his sci-fi metaphors while talking about the sequester.

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Star Wars Stormtroopers pose for photographers in a queue at Legoland in Windsor west of London on March 24, 2012, to mark the launch of the new Star Wars Miniland Experience. (CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

While talking about the important (and very dull) topic of the looming sequester on Friday, President Barack Obama mixed his sci-fi metaphors, referring to a "Jedi mind meld."

The internet was not amused.

RESPONDED, THEY DID: The White House tweeted from its official Twitter account:

They also seem to created the URL whitehouse.gov/jedimindmeld which takes you to The President's Plan on the sequester.

 

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130301/obama-mixes-star-wars-and-star-trek-jedi-mind-me