"After giving a transparently disingenuous speech about privacy and individual rights at the Hague, one person is heard giving a very weak clap," a post on Top Conservative News reads. "No one else claps at all."
A local CBS news outlet in Washington, D.C. even picked up the story with the headline "Lone Person Awkwardly Slow-Claps at Conclusion of Obama Summit Remarks."
But as the Daily Caller realized on Thursday, Obama had been speaking at a press availability attended by scores of journalists who do not usually applaud subjects they cover.
And so they issued this correction:
This article originally reported that the silence ensued after a Wednesday speech. The silence actually ensued after a Tuesday press briefing, where applause is less common.