Well, what else could Obama do? Leave the first black president wandering aimlessly about the tarmac?
Bill and Barry had taken Air Force One to Shimon Peres' funeral, where both of them laboured to lard up the deceased mostly fabricated reputation as a "man of peace," an exercise in revisionism that did not go unnoticed even in mainstream news platforms.
But watch this charming interaction between America's first and second black presidents.
Bill! Let's go!
That video clip does a brilliant job in humanising two men who each have more blood on their hands than anybody who has sat in the dock at the ICC thus far.