Except for his weekly address, Obama ignored the many V-E Day celebrations in the Capitol commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory that led to the end of World War II. The address was the most minimal thing he could do.
Instead he flew to South Dakota to talk TPP (it must be a terrible treaty if he wants it this much) and he bloviated about redistributive free college that heavily-taxed working Americans can’t afford.
The media claimed he “led” the celebrations but that was to give the false impression he actually participated. They covered for him as usual.