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Take a breather, Internet. Barry won this one.

The POTUS has your back, kid.
The POTUS has your back, kid.

By now, you've probably read the story of Ahmed Mohamed. The 14-year-old Texas student built a clock by himself and brought it into school to impress his teachers, only to be arrested because one of them thought it might be a bomb. People all over the Internet have rushed to Ahmed's defense, lambasting the school for being bigoted and paranoid.

Beyond the discrimination issues, this story is a pretty dismal reflection on the state of education in the US. That's the point Commander-in-Chief Barack Obama wanted to make in his first response, which appeared (where else?) on Twitter:

Sources: Barack Obama