"Did I even remember deodorant? God, I hope I put on deodorant."
That time "meeting with federal officials" turned into "meeting with President Obama" http://t.co/VEp6sZZrZ9 pic.twitter.com/Eh231O8i67
— New York Post (@nypost) April 9, 2015
The quote at the top of this article is not real. The picture, however, is. The man in the polo shirt is Lance Futch, a 26-year-old Air National Guard member and employee of a solar energy company, Vivant Solar. He had been told to attend a "business casual" event with "federal officials" and thought that he would be speaking to a large room about how to secure more jobs for veterans.
Instead, he was in a small, face-to-face meeting with President Obama and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT). As he told the New York Post,