Barack Obama's in Schenectady. Tweet.

Obama at GE

#Obama518

We thought it might be fun to pull together a handful of tweets, images and links about the President's visit to Schenectady today using Storify. So, let's get to it...

And there's plenty more -- the hash tag is #Obama518.

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I feel jiped by using the #518obama tag that WNYT was promoting!

@Jessica R: You may not realize that "jiped" or "gypped" is actually a racist/derogatory term for gypsies.

And, Abby, "gypsy" is a derogatory term for Romani people.

Anyway, not burst anyone's bubble, but I believe the visit was only trending locally (maybe in the US), definitely not worldwide. I kind of doubt many people outside of NYS and political pundits knew about this. It was still funny to see everyone get in such a tizzy over a short speech, though I probably would if he came to my workplace.

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