According to reports, cartoonist Jerry Holbert was asked to change the punchline of the joke from "watermelon" to "raspberry," which he did, but not before it was sent to the press. He has since issued an apology for what some see as a racially-charged joke.
When Obama was asked on Sunday why America was contributing the overwhelming majority of military coalition resources against ISIS, he this to say:
"When trouble comes up anywhere in the world, they don't call Beijing, they don't call Moscow. They call us. That's the deal. That's always the case. America leads. We are the indispensable nation. We have capacity no one else has. Our military is the best in the history of the world."
What followed, we can only presume, was the biggest mic drop in the history of ever.